Women Planning Ag Businesses

Thoughtful planning improves business success. This course is for women interested in exploring, starting, or expanding a farm or rural business. It offers a step-by-step approach for developing business plans for local foods, family farm growth or transition, rural businesses such as arts, sales, or transportation, and more. The course includes four in-person sessions and four online sessions. In-person sessions may be attended online if preferred or necessary.

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The course covers production methods, new markets, job descriptions, cash flow and other topics important to building a profitable business. Women will access valuable resources and support while writing their personal business plan. This course is taught in the tradition of Annie’s Project and incorporates a comfortable and supportive learning environment. This is a 15-hour course and the cost of participant registration is $75.00.