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WESST Las Cruces TrainingLocal Food & Farm Business Development Workshop

Business plan

Are you a local food entrepreneur or farmer?  Do you have a passion to start or grow a business?  La Semilla’s seven-session Local Food & Farm Business Development workshop brings the business planning process alive to help local food and farm entrepreneurs transform locally-grown inspiration into profitable enterprises.  Instruction, readings, guided exercises, and presentations by subject matter experts provide a practical perspective and illustrate with real-world examples what goes into a business plan and how to develop y our own.  Blank worksheets help you develop a detailed business plan and business strategy so that you can move forward confidently with starting your business or taking it to the next level.

Workshop leaders Manuel Morales, BBVA Compass and Nina Yozell-Epstein, CEO Squash Blossom Local Food Inc., bring extensive experience in business planning and local food farming.

Join us for the workshop series Mondays, January 22 – March 5, 2018, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.  Stay until 1:00 pm for lunch, Q&A, one-on-one support and networking.  Cost: $40.