Thursday, August 6, 2015

Scaling Up Production

Scaling up for regional markets often refers to an increase in the amount of land in production, herd size, enterprises, or markets. Scaling up can also refer to improving current production systems in order to increase sales. In either case, there are many risks and challenges associated in scaling up, especially as a farmer prepares to gain access in to the wholesale market. This tutorial provides lessons and information for farmers who have success in smaller and more direct marketing channels and who are interested in expanding their operations to meet a growing demand for local food.

There are 9 lessons in this series on scaling up production.
Lesson 1:  Are You Ready?
Lesson 2: Planning for Profit
Lesson 3: Marketing
Lesson 4: Land Access
Lesson 5: Labor
Lesson 6: Equipment and Infrastructure
Lesson 7: Wholesale Readiness
Lesson 8: Wholesale and Direct Marketing
Lesson 9: Case Studies

Check out these lessons here.

No comments:

Post a Comment