Starting & Running Your Own Small Farm Business: Small-Farm Success Stories * Financial Assistance Sources * Marketing & Selling Ideas * Business Plan Forms & Documents

Starting & Running Your Own Small Farm Business: Small-Farm Success Stories * Financial Assistance Sources * Marketing & Selling Ideas * Business Plan Forms & Documents

by Sarah Beth Aubrey
     
 

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Running your own small farm is demanding enough, but making it profitable presents a host of further challenges. In this business-savvy guide to farming on a small scale, Sarah Aubrey covers everything from financial plans and advertising budgets to web design and food service wholesalers. Learn how to isolate your target audience and craft artisanal products that

Overview

Running your own small farm is demanding enough, but making it profitable presents a host of further challenges. In this business-savvy guide to farming on a small scale, Sarah Aubrey covers everything from financial plans and advertising budgets to web design and food service wholesalers. Learn how to isolate your target audience and craft artisanal products that will delight and amaze customers. With a solid business strategy in place, you can confidently turn your passion into a productive and profitable venture.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“Great tips for newbies who need to determine the feasibility of following their dreams, and still helpful to those who have been at it awhile.”

ForeWord

“Aubrey leads the agri-preneur from business plan to market research, from USDA guidelines to product pricing and into the strange world of marketing….This book will help farm operators find a plans that works for them.”

Berkshire Eagle

“Here is everything you need to know about launching a small agricultural enterprise, from initial start-up to consumer marketing.”

American Small Farm

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580176972
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
01/16/2008
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
349,355
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Sarah Beth Aubrey is the author of Starting and Running Your Own Small Farm Business. She holds a B.S. in Agricultural Communications from the University of Illinois and is the owner of Prosperity Consulting, LLC, a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise.

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