Business planning

Program or resource is specific to or specifically inclusive of instruction or assistance in business planning.

Evaluating what you want to do and what you have available to work with are key elements to a successful new farm enterprise.

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A Plain Language Guide from the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project. In this guide you will learn about wholesale marketing requirements.

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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.

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A two-page overview of Good Agricultural Practices geared specifically towards sustainable, small-scale fruit and vegetable producers.

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A two-page overview of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and how it impacts small farmers selling their product in "local" markets.

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This guide is designed as an annotated bibliography to help you discover the resources you need to develop successful food safety plans and practices, including good agricultural practices (GAPs), risk management planning, and the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

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A two-page guide to essential information about farm insurance for the small-scale beginning farmer.

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A Plain Language Guide from the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project. This guide will help you answer:

- What are GAPs and why are they important?

- What should I expect during the audit process?

- How do I develop a food safety plan?

- How do I navigate the USDA's GAP & GHP Audit Verification Checklist?

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A Plain Language Guide from the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project. In this guide, you will learn about: production risk; marketing risk; financial risk; worker risk; legal risk; strategies to manage risk.

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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.

 

 

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