By Julia Shanks. Foreword by Jean-Martin Fortier.
Tools, Templates, and Skills for Starting, Managing, and Growing a Successful Farm Business
You launched your farm because you love working the land and producing food or flowers. Yet to succeed you also need to think like an entrepreneur. The Farmer's Office, Second Edition, is your must-have toolkit for starting and growing a sustainable agricultural business.
Written by a consultant and entrepreneur who has supported hundreds of farm-preneurs, this essential resource is fully revised and updated to empower readers to make sound decisions and manage their farm business for success. Topics include:
Enhanced with detailed case studies of real farm businesses, The Farmer's Office, Second Edition is your personal business coach, providing guidance for all the business skills needed to succeed as a businessperson in a competitive and rapidly changing world.
About the author
Julia Shanks is a chef, entrepreneur, and business consultant who provides business assistance and coaching to new and established farm and food entrepreneurs. She has an MBA in entrepreneurship and is co-author of The Farmers Market Cookbook. She lives in Cambridge, MA. Listen to her interview on the Growing for Market Podcast here!