All in person workshops around the state have been postponed until the further notice. Please look for our virtual workshops and webinars starting in April.
Small Farm Enterprise Training
September 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm| Free
RISK MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING FOR SUCCESS
SEPTEMBER 18, 2019
King and Queen Branch Library
396 Newtown Rd • St. Stephens Church, VA
Registration is free and open to the public. Space is limited.
A sponsored lunch will be provided to registered participants.
Small Farm Enterprise Training includes the following sessions:*
First Steps: Farm Registration and Licensing
Market Opportunities and Considerations (identifying potential markets and local points of sale)
Introduction to Costs, Budgeting and Recordkeeping (estimating and lowering costs, creating a budget, understanding price volatility and cash flow)
Conducting Market Research (identifying your competitors, your customers and alternative markets)
LUNCH (Vendor & Resource Fair)
Getting Your Personal Finances in Order (separating business and household finances, credit considerations)
Legal and Safety Considerations (food safety, worker regulations, pesticide training)
Risk Management (crop, farm and liability insurance)
Vendor & Resource Fair
For more information, contact Small Farm Agent Tracy Porter at (804) 481-2566 / firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Small Farm Outreach Program office at (804) 524-3292.
*Training sessions are subject to change prior to the workshop date.
If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Small Farm Outreach Program office (email@example.com) or call (804) 524-3292 / TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.