A training series presented by The Carrot Project
The Making It Happen: Profitability and Success Training for farmers and food processors will give you the financial management toolbox needed to confidently answer these questions and improve your business decision making and profitability.
This interactive course presents four tools -- cash flow budgeting, scenario planning, enterprise budgeting, and sensitivity analysis -- that "are fundamental and work well together to provide a comprehensive toolbox," according to a 2018 course participant.
The training is intended for producers with at least one year of operating experience and is approved as a USDA Farm Service Agency borrower training in Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. Participants in these areas receive registration priority.This material is based upon work supported by USDA/NIFA under Award Number 2018-70027-28588
In partnership with CISAServiceNet 21 Olander Dr., Northampton, MA
Internet access provided by CISA if needed
In partnership with Social Enterprise GreenhouseSocial Enterprise Greenhouse 10 Davol Square, Suite #100 Providence, RI 02903
Internet access provided by Social Enterprise Greenhouse if needed
Participants will need an internet enabled device, and for the online meeting, a microphone and webcam. Our partner hosts, CISA (MA) and Social Enterprise Greenhouse (RI) have space available for you if you do not have adequate internet service.
The Carrot Project is committed to making our services available to participants. If you require accommodations in order to fully participate, please describe them on the registration page.
The Carrot Project provides financing and business assistance so farm and food enterprises thrive. We offer programs for loans and financial technical assistance for farm and food enterprises. Services are available to farm, forestry and fishery businesses, and to processing, distribution and storage enterprises with any type of local agricultural product for those who may not be able to obtain financing elsewhere including startups and beginning farmers.
Services may be free or cost-shared depending on your location and can include:
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