This in-depth food and farm business planning course, walks you through the necessary steps to create a business plan for an existing farm-based business or a completely new enterprise. Weekly classes will feature a full line-up of local guest speakers with a special emphasis on the financial and legal issues unique to farm-based businesses. At the end of this 10 week course, you will have the core elements of a business plan to guide your food or farm business forward.
Wednesdays - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
October 10th – December 19th
Mentorship . Community . Experiential Learning . Whole Systems . Small Farms
Introduction to Business Planning . Develop Your Goals & Mission Satement . Evaluating Resources
Enterprise & Market Analysis . Marketing Strategies . Facilities & Operations . Risk Management
Financial Planning & Management . Equipment & Facilities Needs . Local Resources & Experts
Offered at WSU Jefferson County Extension: 97 Oak Bay Rd, Port Hadlock, WA 98339