"Building a Sustainable Business:
A Guide to Developing a Business Plan for Farms and Rural Businesses"
brings the business planning process alive to help today's alternative
and sustainable agriculture entrepreneurs transform farm-grown inspiration
into profitable enterprises. Sample worksheets lend a practical
perspective and illustrate how real farm families set goals, researched
processing alternatives, determined potential markets, and evaluated
financing options. Blank worksheets help the reader develop a detailed,
lender-ready business plan or map out strategies to take advantage
of new opportunities.
publication is also available in an abbreviated Spanish version from the University of
Missouri at http://agebb.missouri.edu/sustain/espanol/negocios.pdf