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Only 2% of farm-to-consumer farms ever make it to the 5-year mark and are financially sustainable. Be a part of the 2% by modeling your farm after these speakers' practices.
Here is a rundown of the speaker lineup for the Profitable Farm Workshop in Lancaster, Kentucky on Friday, August 10. With decades of experience farming, marketing, and navigating the legal side of running a farm, these speakers are sure to supply you with loads of valuable information to apply to your own business!
First Session: How to Attract Your Dream Customers & Build Your Profitable Farm
This 1-hour training will inspire you to get more customers, raise your prices, and confidently run a sustainable farm business.
Charlotte is the founder of 3 Cow Marketing, owner of Champoeg Creamery, and author of Farm Marketing from the Heart. Charlotte was named one of the Top 25 Women in Food & Agriculture for her work advocating raw milk freedom and educating farmers around the world.
Second Session: Taking Care of Business
Discover how to best protect yourself, your farm, and your customers from unfair laws or over-enthusiastic health inspectors. Learn how to get farmer-friendly legislation passed in your state and go home feeling confident in your farm's success.
Elizabeth is the Executive Director of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund, a licensed attorney, and a farmer. Elizabeth represents small farmers, fights against unfair legal treatment, and protects consumers' rights to access farm-fresh food.
Third Session: Running a Farm with Reliable Interns & How to Hire Exceptional Employees
Joel will captivate you during his 1-hour training. Joel has hosted over 100 aspiring farmers as interns and knows exactly how to select the most exceptional out of hundreds of applications. Plus, he'll share the strategies he uses to hire employees who will go on to make your business even more successful.
Joel Salatin is the owner of Polyface Farrms, a famed author, teacher, farmer and activist. Joel is a captivating speaker inspiring change in America's agricultural system.
Where: Marksbury Farm Market in Lancaster, Kentucky When: Friday, August 10, 2018 Time: 9:30AM - 2:30PM Cost: $225 What does my ticket include?
The 4-hour workshop includes a workbook, boxed lunch, and a copy of Charlotte's book, Farm Marketing from the Heart, plus additional tours and workshops!
Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund (FTCLDF), a 501(c)(4) nonprofit, defends the rights and broadens the freedoms of family farms and artisan food producers while protecting consumer access to raw milk and nutrient-dense foods.