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Agricultural Entrepreneurship

Chinook Farms CSA Opening DayOne of two foundation courses in the Cultivating Success™ Program, Agricultural Entrepreneurship helps new and current farmers gain skills in business planning and direct marketing.

This in-depth business planning 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. In addition, the course will have a special emphasis on the financial and legal issues unique to farm-based businesses.

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.

Locations being offered:

Learn more about an upcoming course in your area by clicking on the locations below!

Clark County (Heritage Farm in Vancouver) January 24th through March 28th, 2018

Skagit County (Burlington) Thursdays 6pm-8:30pm, January 4th-March 15th, 2018

Snohomish County (Stanwood & Renton) Mondays, 5:30-8:30 pm, January 8th– March 12th, 2018

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