University of Vermont

The Women's Agricultural Network
Building a Sustainable Business: Early Registration Deadline

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Location: Berlin, Sprfld & St. Albans, VT
Description: New Farmer LogoThe Building a Sustainable Business course guides participants through developing a business plan for farms businesses. People who have completed Growing Places and/or who have at least one year of production/financial records of their own will find this course most useful.

Based on a business planning guide developed by the Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture (MISA) and co-published with the USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program, this course will assist today's alternative and traditional business owners alike with the creation of a holistic business plan rooted firmly in personal, community, economic and environmental values. With a business plan in hand, today's farmer entrepreneurs will be able to take that first step toward the creation of a successful and sustainable business.
Online registration form:
www.uvm.edu/newfarmer/?Page=classes/basb.html&SM=classes/sub-menu.html
For more information: Jessie Schmidt, jessica.a.schmidt@uvm.edu

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