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Small Farms Classes and Events

Program Contact: Kellie Henwood, Regional Small Farms Program
(360) 379.5610 x 201 • kellie.henwood@wsu.edu

October

Cultivating Success: Agricultural Entrepreneurship & Farm Business Planning

Sponsored by Craft3 and the North Olympic Development Council.

Wednesdays October 10th – December 19th*

6-8:30pm

WSU Extension Classroom, Kively Center, 97 Oak Bay Rd, Port Hadlock, WA 98339

$260 per farm

Pre-Registration is required. Register Here!

Plus! Field trip to local food expo and farmer/chef networking event in Port Townsend Sunday Nov. 4, 10am  12:30pm

*Please note date changes: Class moved to Thurs Nov. 1st 6-8:30pm (No class Halloween Wed. Oct 31) and no class week of Thanksgiving Wed. Nov. 21

A unique combination of guest speakers, in class discussion and assignments, this course dives into the business side of running a farm, from sales and marketing to financial management. At the end of the course, you will have the core elements of a business plan to guide your farm forward.

Topics include:
-Licensing and permitting
-Market analysis and trends
-Branding
-Operations
-Personal planning
-Accounting and bookkeeping
-Finances and taxes
-Insurance

Please contact Kellie Henwood, kellie.henwood@wsu.edu or (360) 379-5610 ext. 201.

October

Women in Agriculture Conference: Pump Up Your Financial Fitness

Register Now! 

Saturday October 27, 2018

8:00am-3:30pm Port Hadlock

WSU Classroom, 97 Oak Bay Rd, Port Hadlock

With guest panelist Roxanne Hudson of SpringRain Farm and Orchards, and Rachael van Laanen of Mystery Bay Farm.

$30 Early bird until Oct. 21st

$35 after Oct. 21st

November

Local Food Expo & Networking Event

Sunday Nov. 4th, 10M-12:30PM

Port Townsend Community Center, 620 Tyler St.

A networking event highlighting local food by bringing together farmers and food producers with chefs, buyers and food producers.

Space is limited! RSVP required.

Learn so much more here.


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Email Kellie Henwood with you contact info indicating which county you live/farm in. We’d love to help you!

Kellie Henwood
Regional Small Farms Coordinator

Clallam | Jefferson | Kitsap
kellie.henwood@wsu.edu or (360) 379-5610 ext. 201


Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local Extension office or to the WSU Center for Human Rights. Persons with a disability requiring special accommodation can request accommodation 21 days before training at (360) 379-5610. If accommodation is not requested in advance, we cannot guarantee availability on-site.