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QuickBooks for Farmers

March 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Join New Entry and Julia Shanks for a practical, hands-on Quickbooks workshop for farmers! Learn how to: set up a chart of accounts that suits your business, enter transactions, track enterprise-specific data, and generate and interpret farm financial statements. This workshop will be 4 hours long with plenty of brain breaks and time for one-on-one coaching. All participants will be provided with a computer, QuickBooks software (for workshop use only), and snacks. Registration required. Space is limited so reserve your seat now!

Early bird tickets available through Feb. 10, 2017: $12/each

Regular tickets available starting Feb. 11, 2017: $17/each

*Please note that scholarships are available. Please email janel.wright@tufts.edu to inquire.


About the teacher: Julia Shanks – chef and entrepreneur — is the Principal at Julia Shanks Food Consulting, consulting with food businesses and farms, helping them maximize profits and streamline operations through business planning, feasibility studies and operational audits. She lectures on sustainable food systems and restaurant accounting, sits on the advisory board of Future Chefs, and is the regional leader of Slow Money Boston. Julia has authored two books: The Farmers Market Cookbook and The Farmer’s Office, both published by New Society. She received her professional training as a chef at the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco, her BA from Hampshire College and an MBA Magna Cum Laude from Babson College.


March 11, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sackler Building
145 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02111 United States


New Entry Sustainable Farming Project

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