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Annie's Project

What is Annie’s Project?

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Annie’s Project is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing educational programs designed to strengthen women’s roles in the modern farm enterprise. Working with partners across the United States, Annie’s Project helps female farmers build viable and sustainable farm businesses by:

  • Providing tailored training, taught by local experts, and resources to meet the needs of women in your region
  • Offering small class sizes focusing on topics such as risk management, budgeting, business planning, marketing, farm and food safety and more
  • Encouraging networking opportunities

WVU Extension is pleased to partner with Annie’s Project to provide West Virginia’s female farmers with the training, skills and support to build a successful agricultural business. For more information, contact Dee Singh-Knights.

Current Annie's Project Classes

WV Annie's Project provides female farmers with training, peer networking, resources and support to build successful gricultural businesses. The program focuses on business planning, risk management, budgeting, marketing, food safety, and more.


  • 6 - 9 p.m.
  • 6 sessions, every other Monday
  • Starting February 12

Annie's Project Class Agenda

Topics covered during the six training sessions include:

  • Session 1:  Risk assessment, budgets, and record keeping
  • Session 2:  Financial statements and interpreting financial data
  • Session 3:  Creating business plans and making realistic marketing and financial plans
  • Session 4:  Farm and food safety and determining your insurance needs
  • Session 5:  Networking and partnering with fellow farmers
  • Session 6:  Participant-selected topics and graduation

Register for Annie's Project Classes

Registration costs $50. Class materials included. Dinner included. Mail your registration and fee to the address associated with the class you select. Make checks payable to: West Virginia University

Register online