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Cultivating Success Agricultural Entrepreneurship & Farm Business Planning
February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm$125
The WSU Regional Small Farms program will be offering Agricultural Entrepreneurship, a 9-week in-depth business planning course for farmers in Clallam, Jefferson, and Kitsap counties. The course features a full line-up of local guest speakers including bankers, business professionals, and successful farm owners with a special emphasis on the financial and legal issues unique to farm-based businesses.
The course covers evaluating resources, planning and research, legal and management issues, marketing strategies, budgets and financial statements along with how to cultivate capital resources. During the course, participants will develop a business plan they can literally take to the bank to finance a new enterprise or expand an existing farm-based business. Participants will join a statewide cohort, including a full line-up of guest experts and farmer speakers, while also engaging in networking and support through regional breakout rooms.
The 9-week class series is being offered fully online through Zoom Tuesday evenings from 6pm – 8:30pm, starting February 2nd and running through March 30th. Tickets are $125, with scholarships being available for veteran farmers and anyone for whom the fee may be a barrier. Contact your local extension agent for full scholarship information.
When: Tuesdays 6pm – 8:30pm, February 2nd – March 30th
Where: Online via Zoom
Cost: $125 per farm household (for up to 3 people per farm), scholarships available
To register visit www.cultivatingsuccesswa.org.
Registration closes January 29th.