Sierra Harvest Farm Biz: Farm Business Planning and Organic Certification

Want to Certify Organic?

Want to access new markets and better prices for your products? Certify your farm or ranch Organic!  Join us for a 4-part course taught by Organic certification experts and learn how to become a certified Organic farm or ranch.   

$85 includes attendance to all 4-parts of the class for up to 2 people per farm or ranch.  Reserve your spot soon! Space is limited to 10 farms and ranches.

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A 10-part farm business planning course that will infuse your farm with profitability

“FarmBiz provided me with a tool belt with which I am able to focus and plan my farm more effectively to make money.”

Classes meet weekly Tuesdays 3-6PM, January 29th – March 26th, 2019.  Download this year’s class schedule to learn more.  Tuition for the course is $455.

This class is designed for people with a strong business idea or up to 5 years running a farm or ranch and includes Saturday – Sunday attendance to the 2019 Food and Farm Conference (a value of $170.)

Which class is right for me?

Learn more about classes offered by Sierra Harvest and our partners at UC Cooperative Extension

Being a farmer is an idea I’m toying with:  UCCE’s So You Want to Start a Farm (3 hours) class or UCCE Intro to Farm Business Planning (8 hours)

I have a clear farm idea and am ready to start: Sierra Harvest Farm Biz (15h classes plus 17h Sustainable food & farm conference) offered every January or UCCE Beg Farming Academy (20h)

I have been running my farm business for 1-3 years.  Sierra Harvest Farm Biz offered every January

I have 3 years of financials and want to hone my business: UCCE Farm Business Planning

I have 5+ years of operation and been through Farm Business Planning, or am ready to Scale-up: UCCE Advanced Farm Business or Scaling up.

UCCE does not offer all classes all years. Contact them to learn more.