The Massachusetts chapter of the Northeast Organic Farming Association. NOFA/Mass welcomes everyone who cares about food, where it comes from and how it’s grown

Growing Organically Since 1982

Webinar - Financial Literacy for Beginning Farmers

January 30, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Online
Anywhere, MA
Cost:

Free

Presenter: Amy Shapiro, Business Development Director of the Franklin County Community Development Corporation and PV Grows

This webinar is a broad overview of financial basics for beginning farmers. Topics include the importance of understanding personal financial needs & goals, start up costs, fixed and variable expense assumptions, the importance of monitoring financial statements and lending opportunities as well as available resources for grants, training, and counseling

Webinar can be accessed using the following options:

WebEx Link:

https://tufts.webex.com/tufts/j.php?MTID=m69773266eca87c4433c9aed2d3d337d7

Phone connection: 1-617-627-6767 Access Code: 736558842

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Access codes will also be posted on this page.  Email and text message invitations can serve as reminders and easy access to the workshops.

Mark Your Calendars!  Last Tuesday of Every Month, 7:00-8:00pm

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We want everyone to be able to participate!

Driving home from the farmers market?

Call in and put the workshop on speakerphone so you can listen while you drive.

Cooking dinner with the delicious products from your farm?

Bring your laptop into the kitchen so you can watch while you cook.

Hanging out with your co-apprentices after a long day in the field?

Take an hour to watch and participate in the workshop and discuss after.

Can’t make it?

We will record as many workshops as possible and archive on this page.

 

Our new online workshop series has two main goals:

  1. Provide high quality, high level farm management education that is easily accessible to everyone

  2. Introduce new and experienced growers to topics relating to farm management that will increase efficiency, profitability, soil health and quality of life.

 

Thanks to our Sponsors

Frontier Natural Products - Frontier Co-op Specializes in Natural and Organic Products

Lancaster Agriculture - Naturally Interested in Your Future

Umass/RMA Risk Management/Crop Insurance Education Program

Special Thanks to New Entry Sustainable Farming Project and Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, for providing access to the WebEx software used to host these online workshops

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