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Growing Your Farm Business Planning Course

October 11, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Growing Your Farm Business Planning Course

October 11 – November 29, 2022, Tuesday evenings 5:30 – 8:30pm

MDAR office in Southborough, MA

A hands-on course to help established farmers develop a business plan and financial projections for their farm business. This course covers topics including resource assessment, marketing strategy, financial management, risk management, quality of life, and goal setting. The course is taught by a professional business planner with years of experience working with Massachusetts farms and guest speakers on topics such as succession planning and online marketing. Enrollment is open to farmers who have been operating a farm business in Massachusetts for at least the two prior years. Eight weekly classes will be held in person in Southborough on Tuesday evenings starting October 11 and ending November 29.  The course fee, subsidized by MDAR, is $150 per farm. The Growing Your Farm business planning course has been approved as a certified USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) borrower training for financial management.

If interested, please complete the brief course application and email it to, or mail a hard copy to: MDAR, Attn: Diego Irizarry-Gerould, 138 Memorial Ave, Suite 42, West Springfield, MA 01089. For more information about this course, see the ABTP program webpage or contact Diego Irizarry-Gerould at 857-248-1671.


October 11, 2022
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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