Farm Commons Explains the Nuts and Bolts of CSA's
Last month, I participated in a very helpful webinar by Farm Commons discussing the legal aspects of running a community-supported agriculture (CSA) program. It began by discussing how member/shareholder agreements can lay the groundwork for a positive relationship between CSA owners and members. According to Farm Commons, detailed agreements are the key to establishing expectations […]
CSA Legal Practices Online Webinar
Beginning farmers – here is a free class for those interested in learning more about the legal aspects of running a CSA: Building the Base of Your CSA: Legal Best Practices, Including Member, Volunteer, and Intern Agreements Monday, December 10th, 2012 from 6-7:30pm, Central Do you have a CSA program or are you planning […]
Upcoming Online Business Seminars through the National Good Food Network
Feeling like you want to brush up your farm-business skills? A few online educational opportunities are coming up from the Wallace Center’s National Good Food Network – check them out! May 31, 2012 at 9 AM Eastern: The One Page Business Plan and One Page Financial Plan No matter what type of farm or food […]
AGR-Lite: Is It the Right Choice for Your Farm?
On Wednesday, September 28, the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) hosted a webinar about a new federally-subsidized insurance program called Adjusted Gross Revenue Lite (AGR-Lite). According to the presentations, AGR-Lite can provide either revenue insurance, which can protect farmers from declines in crop prices or yields, or multi-peril insurance, which can protect against low […]