This webinar is designed to give you the tools to stay on track during the growing season. New Entry Sustainable Farming Project and The Carrot Project give an overview of a new Financial Calendar tool. We dive into how the tool can help you stay organized with daily, weekly, monthly, and annual tasks. A successful beginning farmer is also on hand to help you adapt the calendar to your farm's needs and realities and create a personalized financial management calendar for your farm.
This plain language guide is written for people who want to start a small farm business. This guide will help you think about the benefits and challenges of owning a farm before you begin, and will introduce you to services that will help you put your farm dream into action.
In this guide, you will learn about:
Skills you need to start a small farm
Risks & rewards of owning a farm
Resources for investing in your farm
Making a farm business plan
Marketing your products
This guide was written for small farmers in the Northeast United States, but can certainly be used in other regions - just keep in mind that some of the example figures might be different in your area.
This Farm Financial Calendar Tool from The Carrot Project is designed to help you stay on track during the growing season with daily, weekly, monthly, and annual tasks. Adapt the Calendar to your farm's needs and realities and create a personalized financial management calendar for your farm.
To view a webinar on how to use the tool, click here.
Paperwork can be the bane of the certified-organic, GAPs-audited, and financially-aware farmer. Learn how to capture information, get on top of your paperwork, and wow your inspector, auditor, and banker. Chris Blanchard provides an overview of the basic techniques he and his crew used to gather information and keep it organized for easy access with a minimum of effort.
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