The Field Guide to the New American Foodshed is designed to help those entrepreneurs and their advisors find and use relevant business development information from this new territory of local and regional food markets.
Along with six other experienced farm incubator programs, the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project has developed a two-year dissemination and technical assistance program to serve new and emerging programs. Activities include include:
The primary goal of this Ku I Ka Mana New Farmer Training Initiative is to increase local food production on Hawaii Island by training, mentoring, and supporting beginning farmers as they start and sustain agricultural ventures.
"All activities below will be conducted in a culturally appropriate manner in the client's language. Curriculum will cover business filing, documentation of cash receipts and taxes. Also, the needs of marketing outlets will be identified and conveyed to clients to better align both parties' interests.
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