MDAR's Tilling the Soil of Opportunity Business Planning Course

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Fidelity Bank, Leominster, MA

MDAR's TILLING THE SOIL OF OPPORTUNITY BUSINESS PLANNING course still has space for farmers in the upcoming Fall class at Fidelity Bank in Leominster from 5:30pm to 8:30pm on the following dates: Tues 10/17, Wed 10/25, Wed 11/01, Wed 11/08, Wed 11/15, Tues 11/21; Wed 11/29, Wed 12/06, Wed 12/13, and Wed 12/20/2017.  This 10-week course is for owners/managers of established income-generating farms, to help develop a business plan and improve decision making on the farm.  The experienced course instructor guides participants through the creation of a full business plan, visits each participant’s farm during the course, and provides individualized assistance and confidential one-on-one financial planning.  The course draws on peer experience, instructor knowledge and guest speakers on topics such as taxes, legal issues and marketing. Cost is $200 per enterprise.  Applications due by Oct 6.

For more information or to access an application for either course, go to the MDAR’s Agricultural Business Training Program site or contact Melissa Adams at 413-548-1904.