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Introduction to Farm Business Planning: Why Farm in the Finger Lakes?, Legalities, and Logistics

January 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST

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Legalities and Logistics of Farm Business Planning
Presented by: Leslie Ackerman, Consultant & Founder, Freelance Business Goddess

Do you need to write a business plan? By looking at a business plan as a PROCESS, rather than a PRODUCT, you will gain a framework to develop the right questions about your business.  Leslie will address how to use the answers to your questions to analyze the feasibility of your business, formalize your ideas into a document to apply for financing or other support, and put a plan into action.

Why Farm in the Finger Lakes?
Presented by: Steve Gabriel, Agroforestry Specialist, Cornell Small Farms Program, co-owner Wellspring Forest Farm

Farmer and extension educator with Cornell Small Farms Steve Gabriel will help students answer the question “When Am I a Farm?” and cover the logistic and legal conditions to establish a farm business. He will also discuss the local region and market sectors new growers should consider.


January 16, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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Just Be Cause
1013 W State St
Ithaca, NY 14850
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