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Hands-on Homesteading Hobby Farm Workshop

Sat 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance

Join us for a 1-Day WORKSHOP to learn how to thrive operating a successful Homestead, Hobby Farm or Small Ag-biz of your own. From start the finish, you will leave with a proven checklist for success and the knowledge of all critical resource partners and the confidence on how to navigate your goals for starting or growing successful homesteading and farm operation.
Ag-Curious and not sure if farm life is for you? This WORKSHOP is a perfect way to assess your potential and to learn how to build a foundation for success. Roxanne Reed at Farm School on Wheels who knows what it is like to navigate ag-decisions and strive to help others navigate around common mistakes new homesteaders and business owners make in purchasing and operating a family farm business.

8:30am Welcome

9 - 10:30am Getting Your Foundation and Business Structure in Place the Right Way – Kick start or expand your farm business by finding the best practices to protect yourself and your goals. Learn the fundamentals of the business operations and how they work. Learn to think outside of the box on which business decisions might be best for you.

10:45am- 12:15pm Exploring Your Dream Farm and Setting Goals – Explore how you can learn your farms potential through analysis of all land and equipment so you can explore and move your business to its full potential. You will learn to think strategically in making decisions that will enhance your capacity and if you don’t own a farm, you will learn the checklist for success to finding the right farm for you.

Lunch BREAK!

12:45 - 2:15pm Understanding Your Market and Customers - Learn how to find your niche, business concept and opportunity. Explore how you can fine tune your value proposition and begin to explore which customers are best for your business. Learn how to find the right customer for you –and keep them.

2:30-4:00pm Find the $ You Need to Build Your Agri-Biz – You will learn how to understand your business needs and where to find loans and grants in N.C. that can benefit you so that you can make smart and strategic decisions that will make you profitable. You will explore all areas of lending and grants so that you are confident in your decision making as you move your business into a profitable venture.

No-cost to attend any or all!


Let us know if you need directions!

Speaker(s): Roxanne Reed, Farm School on Wheels


Fee: No Cost

This is a LIVE seminar, not a WEBINAR- please contact Todd Lyden or 910-879-5572 with questions

Phone: 910-879-5572


Bladen Community College - Building 14, Teaching Auditorium
Building 14
7418 Hwy 41 W Dublin, NC 28332