Getting Started

Information on business management, including the Start Farming project, models for the future, land aquisition, value-added agriculture and food for profit. Resources also available for new women farmers, young next generation producers and next generation Hispanic producers.

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Exploring USDA Small Business Innovation Research - Workshops Workshops

Exploring USDA Small Business Innovation Research

06/20/2018

Lancaster, PA

Free
A workshop introducing the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, a federal initiative for grant funding of innovative research conducted by small businesses. More
Exploring the Small Farm Dream
Exploring the Small Farm Dream - Workshops Workshops

Exploring the Small Farm Dream

Multiple Options Available

$125.00
This course is designed to help you decide whether starting a farm business is right for you. More
Distillers Tour
Distillers Tour - Workshops Workshops

Distillers Tour

08/13/2018

Allentown, PA

$188.00
Join us to discuss distillery business operations, production, and marketing. More
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Food for Profit: Starting your Food Business - Workshops Workshops

Food for Profit: Starting your Food Business

08/21/2018

Reading, PA

$65.00
The Food for Profit workshop takes you step by step through the information necessary to start and run a small food product business. More
Retail Farm Market School
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Retail Farm Market School

9

6 hours

$169.00
This online course teaches the basics of handling, preparing, and selling produce. Learn hands-on strategies to apply at markets and roadside stands. More
Food for Profit
Food for Profit - Online Courses Online Courses

Food for Profit

9

4 hours, 30 minutes

$279.00
In this online course, small-scale food business entrepreneurs learn how to create a business using marketing, pricing, financing, and risk management tools. More
Introduction to Value-Added Dairy
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Introduction to Value-Added Dairy

5

3 hours

$59.00
In this online course, learn about producing dairy products, such as yogurt and cheese. Apply marketing and financial tools to make profitable decisions. More
Orchard Management: Site Planning and Preparation
Orchard Management: Site Planning and Preparation - Online Courses Online Courses
$89.00
This course is designed for beginning tree fruit growers. Learn to choose an appropriate orchard site, address climate considerations and prepare for planting. More