There are many resources on the web to help you write a business plan, create financial projections and grow your business. We’ve developed our tools as we’ve helped our clients achieve and maintain financial sustainability. They’re designed for real entrepreneurs and have been thoroughly road-tested over the years.

We posted them here for your reference and use because we think it’s important for beginning entrepreneurs to have access to high-quality tools and information, even if they’re not in a financial position to engage consulting services. Whatever your stage of business, we have tools to help.

If there’s something not here you’d like to see, let us know, as we’re adding new content regularly. And of course, if you need more assistance, do get in touch — we’re always happy to help.

* Templates noted with an asterisk are included with the purchase of The Farmer’s Office. Please reference the book for download instructions. If you don’t have the book, you can still purchase this package of templates by clicking on the button below.

Business Planning

Creating Financial Projections and Managing Cash Flow

Setting Up Systems

  • Setting Up QuickBooks
  • Chart of Accounts for QuickBooks desktop version- Livestock Farms (For PC or Mac)*
  • Chart of Accounts for QuickBooks desktop version- Restaurants (For PC or Mac)
  • Chart of Accounts for QuickBooks desktop version- Vegetable Farms (For PC or Mac)*

Managing Labor

Tips, Tools
And Templates

Writing a business plan? Looking for investors? Getting set up in QuickBooks? We’ve got the tools and templates you need, from planning a startup to growing your business.

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Our Services
What We Offer You

Whether you’re just starting out, or expanding your business to the next phase of growth, Julia Shanks Food Consulting can help you succeed. Click below to find out more about our services.

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Have Julia Speak
At Your Conference

Julia speaks about small business accounting, business planning and sustainability. Recent conferences include NY Veterans in Agriculture and Women in Sustainable Agriculture.

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