University of Vermont

Vermont New Farmer Project Vermont New Farmer Project
Debt Coaching

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Burl, St. J and Morrisville
Description: Questions about your farms ability to service a loan? What's the right type of loan for your farm? Is it worth it? Creative financing models for your farm.

The Intervale Center is offering aspiring and beginning farmers (0-10 years) one on one coaching sessions with farm business advisors around farm business debt. We have 15 2-hour sessions available from now until August 2014, Sessions are available with:

Sam Smith, Agricultural Business Specialist at the Intervale Center
(Offering sessions at the NOFA-VT Winter Conference and beginning immediately from our offices at the Intervale in Burlington)

Mark Canella, Farm Business Management Specialist at UVM Extension
(Offering sessions January 6th and January 30th in South Burlington)

Ben Waterman, Beginning Farmer and Land Access Specialist at UVM Extension
(Offering sessions beginning immediately in St. Johnsbury, Morrisville or Burlington. On farm visits available for farms in the Islands, Franklin, Lamoille, Washington, Orleans, Caledonia, or Essex counties)

Contact Maggie Donin, Beginning Farmer Specialist at the Intervale Center at or (802) 660-0440 ext 116.

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