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Thursday, December 7 • 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Farming Smarter Not Harder: Planning for Profit FILLING

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There are many deeply satisfying aspects of farming, including producing food, working outdoors, being one’s own boss, and working intimately with nature. But unfortunately, many farmers avoid learning about the business end of farming. As a result, they often work harder than they need to, or quit farming altogether because of frustrating -- and often avoidable -- losses. This workshop will focus on the planning and analysis tools needed to run a profitable farm in an easy, step-by-step format. Tips for beginner farmers will complete the session.


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Richard Wiswall

Organic Farmer, Cate Farm
Richard Wiswall and his wife Sally Colman own and operate Cate Farm in East Montpelier, VT. Richard has been farming there for 33 years, growing and selling organic produce, seedlings and medicinal herbs. Richard consults and gives talks and workshops on the often-neglected business side of farming. He also... Read More →


Thursday December 7, 2017 3:15pm - 4:45pm
West Haybarn