The Field Guide to the New American Foodshed is designed to help those entrepreneurs and their advisors find and use relevant business development information from this new territory of local and regional food markets.
A Plain Language Guide from the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project. In this guide you will learn about: processing raw fruits and vegetables into a finished product that you can sell; preparing for a specialty food business; packaging and selling your value-added product.
A Plain Language Guide from the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project. In this guide you will learn about: types of FSA loans explained; step-by-steo instructions; preparing your application; how to prepare a business plan for aloan application; resources and contact information; definitions of common terms.
Una Guía en Lenguaje Sencillo del New Entry Sustainable Farming Project. En esta guía, aprenderá sobre: Cómo planear los cultivos & acciones para una CSA; Cómo trabajar con varios granjeros y granjas; Cómo escribir boletines informativos y encuestas; Marketing & distribución.
Along with six other experienced farm incubator programs, the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project has developed a two-year dissemination and technical assistance program to serve new and emerging programs. Activities include include:
"All activities below will be conducted in a culturally appropriate manner in the client's language. Curriculum will cover business filing, documentation of cash receipts and taxes. Also, the needs of marketing outlets will be identified and conveyed to clients to better align both parties' interests.
"International Rescue Committee (IRC) San Diego' Refugee Entrepreneurial Agriculture Program (REAP) assists new American refugee farmers in becoming future leaders of a sustainable, urban and ethnically-oriented agricultural sector.