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Sustainable Ag & Food Business

Course Number: 10090134
Credits: 3.00

Course Description

10-090-134 SUSTAINABLE AG & FOOD BUSINESS ...define your goals. Research expenses and potential income for a small food-related enterprise. Outline a budget. Compare markets. Develop a brand identity. Review financial terminology. Draft a business plan. (Prerequisite: Accepted into Sustainable Food & Ag Systems or Sustainable Ag certificate)

Course Typically Offered

  • Spring

Length of Course

Course Competencies

  1. Set business goals.
  2. Inventory personal resources and entrepreneurial readiness.
  3. Explain farm finance and business terminology.
  4. Evaluate farm enterprises and profitability.
  5. Create a plan for tracking necessary data and information.
  6. Outline sales and marketing practices.
  7. Review financing options for small farms and food business.
  8. Draft a business plan.
  9. Connect with regional resources to help you realize your farm or business plan.