The webinar will offer an overview of basic financial record keeping for beginning farm and business owners, ending with time for a few questions. Save the date and register for the webinar!
About the Presenter: Julia Shanks, a longtime collaborator with The Carrot Project, consults with food businesses and farms, helping them maximize profits and streamline operations through business planning, feasibility studies and operational audits. She formerly taught accounting classes at Babson College and regularly presents on business technical assistance.
You became a farmer because you love being outside and working the land. When started your own farm, you also became an entrepreneur. To be ecologically and financially sustainable, you must understand basic accounting and bookkeeping. This book gives farmers the tools needed to think like an entrepreneur and thoughtfully manage their business for success.
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