Gigi DiGiacomo et al. Brings the business planning process alive to help today's alternative and sustainable agriculture entrepreneurs transform farm-grown inspiration into profitable enterprises. Sample worksheets illustrate how real farm families set goals, researched processing alternatives, determined potential markets, and evaluated financing options. Blank worksheets help the reader develop a detailed, lender-ready business plan or map out strategies to take advantage of new opportunities such as organic farming, on-farm processing, direct marketing, agri-tourism, alternative crops, and adding value. 280 pages. 2003.
From Sustainable Ag. Network