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“So, You Want to Farm in Maine?” Course – Cumberland County

$50.00

October 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, and November 6th, 2018

This multi-session course is designed for people who want to start a profitable farm or expand their farm hobby to a profitable business.

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Program Description

A course to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to start, adapt, and maintain a profitable land-based business.

Objectives:

  • ­Participants will feel comfortable starting a land-based business.
  • ­Participants will understand the need for and have a framework for a business plan.
  • ­Participants will select and use a record keeping system.
  • ­Participants will understand how to use Cooperative Extension and other agencies as a resource for their land-based business.
  • ­Participants will understand the importance of and basics of marketing their products, including customer surveys.

Textbook: Starting and Running Your Own Small Farm Business by Sara Aubrey

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in these programs, please call Lynne Hazelton at 207.781-6099 or 1.800.287.1471 (in Maine) to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 10 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however all requests will be considered.

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Program Details

Date

October 9, 16, 23, 30, and November 6, 2018

Time

5:30pm-8:30pm

Location

UMaine Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104, Falmouth, ME

Contact Name

Lynne Hazelton, UMaine Extension Staff

Contact Email

lynne.b.hazelton@maine.edu

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