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Jun 21, 2012 03:30 PM Page Grass-Based Beef: The Business Case This webinar makes the business case for grass based beef production. We focus on the techniques that have the potential for enhanced profitability.
May 31, 2012 09:00 AM Page One Page Business and Financial Plans We introduce the One-Page Business Plan and the One-Page Financial Plan - tools designed to get you started on formalizing your thoughts about your enterprise.
May 17, 2012 03:30 PM Page The CSA Benchmark Project: How Well Is My Operation REALLY Doing? With benchmarking, it’s as if farmers can peer into the financial results of many CSA farms in order to understand how their business financial performance co...
Jan 26, 2012 03:30 PM Page It's Viable ... Now What? From Feasibility Study to Business Plan How to move from identifying a feasible business to creating a solid business plan.
Nov 17, 2011 03:30 PM Page Two Revolutionary Tools for Beginning Farmers A tool to help design business models which creditors will fund, and another for creating a comprehensive food safety plan for farms.
Oct 25, 2011 10:15 AM Page The Farmer and the Dell: Technology for Good Food How can technology help get more healthy, fair, affordable, green food to consumers? See five promising new technologies that help to get more Good Food into th...
Oct 20, 2011 03:30 PM Page Financing Food Hubs The National Food Hub Collaboration assembled a panel of funding experts to illustrate the many conventional and unconventional ways food hubs can secure needed...
May 05, 2011 03:30 PM Page Fair Food: Growing a Healthy, Sustainable Food System for All What are some concrete, effective steps we can take NOW to make our food system more sustainable? FAIR FOOD, a book by Oran Hesterman, has answers.
Mar 07, 2011 09:15 AM Page The Economics of Regional Meat - Panel Four experts answer audience questions on regional meat production and processing.
Feb 17, 2011 03:30 PM Page The Economics of Regional Meat A whirlwind of information - roadblocks and solutions to create regional meat.
Dec 17, 2010 03:30 PM Page Getting Banks to "Yes" with Small, Diversified Farms Developing a financial tool to help lenders better understand how and smaller, diversified producer operations.
Nov 18, 2010 03:30 PM Page Leveraging Existing Infrastructure Karen Karp provides illustrative examples of the ways in she has worked collaboratively with her clients to overcome some of the barriers to food system change ...
Sep 30, 2010 03:30 PM Page The Business of Food Hubs: Planning Successful Regional Produce Aggregation Facilities This workshop-style webinar explains the value of, and takes you through the steps for creating your own food hub feasibility study.
Sep 16, 2010 03:30 PM Page Towards Local and Regional Sourcing - Sysco and Chipotle Chipotle and Sysco present their local/regional food buying policies. practices and goals.
Aug 19, 2010 03:30 PM Page Healthy Urban Food Enterprise Development Center The aims and progress of the HUFED program, with presentations from ALBA and DC Central Kitchen, two Year 1 grantees.
Jun 17, 2010 03:30 PM Page School Food FOCUS In larger school districts, farm to school programs require some special considerations. An overview of the services provided by FOCUS, and a case study from Sa...
May 06, 2010 03:30 PM Page Building Regional Food Systems, Part 2: Creating Networks and Measuring Impacts 1) How the Iowa cross-food-system communities of practice work, and why they are so successful. 2) A study that shows great positive economic impact on a six-st...
Feb 11, 2010 03:30 PM Page Building the Supply of Healthy Foods – Experiences and Tools from the Field Presentation of the results of a detailed survey of value chains.
Jan 21, 2010 03:30 PM Page Community Food Enterprise Overview of a study of two dozen locally-owned businesses, including conclusions. One business presents their case study.
Jun 11, 2009 03:30 PM Page Aggregation/Distribution: Appalachian Sustainable Development Anthony Flaccavento discusses the history and context of ASD, focusing on Appalachian Harvest, a model of an "Entrepreneurial Non Profit"
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