2. Business & Financial Planning

Behind every great business is a great business plan, but how do you get started? In this chapter you will find information helpful in dreaming up your new business – a farmers market, food hub, CSA, or farm stand. There’s a lot to consider when starting a market, from creating a business plan and budget, to fundraising techniques and hiring a market manager. We hope what’s provided will help you consider your goals and capacities, and find a sustainable path forward.


Timely information, tips, and templates to build your market organization