Thursday, October 21, 2010

First Steps in Small Farm Business Planning

Coming up on Saturday, Oct. 30th, Growing Growers will present the final workshop of the 2010 season.

"First Steps in Small Farm Business Planning"

Saturday, October 30th
10 am to 4 pm
Cost: $30.00, lunch provided
Location: K-State Extension Station, 35230 W. 135th St., Olathe, KS

"First Steps in Small Farm Business Planning" is a workshop to help anyone considering starting a farm think about how their farm will operate as a business and what they need to do to get off to a sound start.

Katherine Kelly of the Kansas City Center for Urban Agriculture and David Andre', attorney and business coach, will cover topics including: taking an inventory of resources, considering different business structures; financial planning, marketing ideas and setting realistic goals.

In-class exercises will help participants apply concepts to their own specific farm plans.  This is a full day workshop, chock full of good information.

You may pay at the door, but please pre-register with Laura Christensen at (816) 805 0362.

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