Cultivating Success

Program Contact: Colin Stewart, Small Farms Education and Outreach Specialist
360-427-9670 Ext. 680 • colin.stewart@wsu.edu

Please join us for our 2015 Cultivating Success Program!

Grow a Profitable Food, Farm or Fish Business

  • Create a financially sustainable enterprise
  • Write your own business plan
  • Learn important Financial Planning, Record keeping & Marketing Skills

WSU Mason County Small Farms Program invites you to kick your farm business into high gear!BYG Bounty

Washington State University Extension Mason County is launching its Cultivating Success program. This series makes it easier to start and maintain a successful farm business. In the program, Agriculture Entrepreneurship and Business Planning, students hear from lawyers, accountants, bankers, and others and complete a business plan.
The course takes place Tuesday evenings from 6pm – 9pm running from October 20th – December 8th. Tuition is $250 per family. The courses can be taken for Continuing Education Units. The course will be held in downtown Shelton and remote classrooms with live webinars will be available based on the location of registered participants. The class is open to residents of Mason, Thurston, and Grays Harbor Counties.

Register Now To Secure Your Seat!

Get in contact now to register. Or register online through Brown Paper Tickets.

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What Our Small Farm Business Training Participants Have to Say

“Enterprise for Equity’s small farm business class provided the structure we needed to plan a successful business. It was a pleasure having other agricultural businesses as classmates and we loved the guest speakers.” ~ Owners, Bear Foot Mobile Farm Services

“I have attended many workshops in my career. The Enterprise for Equity workshop has been by far the most useful. Every single topic has been of great help to me and my career.” ~ Co-Manager, Tahoma Farms

“Enterprise for Equity helped us break down the big picture into small do-able steps.” ~ Owners, PJ Farms

“Enterprise for Equity allowed me to think of my business as a real thing. ‘This is real, take it seriously.’ It also gave me confidence, credibility, and a specific place to network around business.” ~ Owner, Calliope Farm

“Enterprise for Equity engaged us to move past our ideals to create a realistic business plan and financial goals for our business. This coupled with the wealth of networking possibilities and the super supportive staff gave us the momentum to have a successful first season.” ~ Erik Hagan, Co-Owner, Delphnia Farms