Click Here for: Workshop Schedule 2021

Farmers must register for classes by emailing, calling, or texting Beth at 716-536-9088 or providencefarmcollective@gmail.com with their name, the class(es) they are registering for, contact information/email/phone number, and any interpretation needs.

 

Completed Workshops (Contact us for educational materials or videos of past workshops)

Business Planning #1 

When: Friday, January 8th at 4-6pm

Where: Virtual Workshop via Zoom

What: Learn about how to write a business plan and why it is important to plan for your farm business!

Who: Presented by Max Mack-Hardiman, Business Advisor – Refugee and Immigrant Outreach Specialist, at the Small Business Development Center.  In collaboration with Westminster Economic Development Initiative (WEDI)

Business Planning #2 

When: Friday, January 15th at 4-6pm

Where: Virtual Workshop via Zoom

What: Work through your farm business plan ideas!  Please attend Business Planning #1 workshop to participate in this workshop.

Who: Presented by Max Mack-Hardiman, Business Advisor – Refugee and Immigrant Outreach Specialist, at the Small Business Development Center.  In collaboration with Westminster Economic Development Initiative (WEDI)

Budgeting and Financial Literacy

When: Friday, February 5th at 4-6pm

Where: Virtual Workshop via Zoom

What: Learn about the basic why and how’s of budgeting. Additionally, this workshop will cover the basic financial terms and resources needed to start and grow your business..

Who: Presented by Tarcio Barbosa, Financial Advisor at Financial Partners of Upstate New York, a MassMutual firm

Crop Planning #1

When: Friday, February 19th at 4-6pm

Where: Virtual Workshop via Zoom

What: New to farming in WNY’s climate?  This workshop is an introduction to planning your farm or garden based with a special eye on best practices in our region.

Who: Presented by Elizabeth Buck, Vegetable Specialist of Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Vegetable Team

Introduction to Bookkeeping

When: Friday, February 26th at 4-6pm

Where: Virtual Workshop via Zoom

What: In this workshop, we will cover the basics of bookkeeping is and why good bookkeeping is so important for your farm business!  Participants will receive several bookkeeping templates which they may choose to use for their business.

Who: Presented by Erica Wolfing, owner of Erica Wolfing Bookkeeping.  Erica established her business in 2017 through support from WEDI, and currently serves as a business mentor through WEDI.

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