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short course: managing a small direct market farm

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short course: managing a small direct market farm

Time: April 5, 2012 at 6pm to April 26, 2012 at 6pm
Location: Vancouver YWCA
Street: 535 Hornby St
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map: http://www.spec.bc.ca/farmer-…
Event Neighbourhood and Type: downtown
Organized By: Grant Watson
Latest Activity: Apr 20, 2012

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a three-part course where participants will go through the steps of defining your business model to raising start-up funds, estimating your income and expenses and tracking results. You will get a realistic picture of what you can achieve in your farming enterprise to provide both you and your investors confidence and to greatly improve your chances for success.

3 sessions, April 5,19 & 26 - 6 to 9 pm


The course instructor, Grant Watson operates Grant’s Gourmet Gardens, an edible landscaping business in Greater Vancouver. He has been involved in local organic agriculture since 1994 in a number of roles, including production, marketing, and advocacy.

This is the first course in the SPEC|YWCA Urban Farmer Field School

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