Februay 9, 2015. Are You Ready to Start a CSA Workshop Series, #2

February 9, 2015.  These six workshops will be taught by experienced growers and UT personnel and will provide growers with training in planning, structuring, marketing, managing, analyzing profitability and expanding a CSA.
February 9,  Options for CSA Legal Structure and Analyzing CSA Profitability. Led by Chris Clark and Margarita Velandia, Agricultural and Resource Economics, Becky Jacobs, College of Law, and Ray and Bart Gilmer, Falcon Ridge Farm, Toone, TN.  This workshop will help participants think about the legal structure of their business, as well as help them analyze the profitability of their CSA.

These 2-hour workshops are scheduled for one Monday afternoon a month, and will be offered on working farms throughout Tennessee from January to June 2015.  All workshops will take place from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, regardless of timezone (ie., the workshop in Toone will take place at 1:00 PM CST, while the workshop located in Heiskell will take place at 1:00 PM EST).

Registration is $50 per person for all six workshops or $10 per person per workshop.

Registration for TN Fruit and Vegetable Association members (http://www.tfva.org/jointfva/) or TN Organic Growers Association members (http://www.tnorganics.org/contact.html) is FREE. Enter promo code TFVAFREE or TOGAFREE on the payment screen, if you are a member. Member verification required.