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Farm4Business Class (Virtual)

with Gabriele Marewski


Dates

Tuesdays
Mar 5 - Apr 9

Time

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Price

$150

Location

Online — Zoom, NC + Google Map

Request a scholarship within the online registration form if you live in a rural WNC location, have a low-to-moderate income, or are an agricultural business. You may qualify for a partial scholarship (discounted rate is up to 80% off for qualifying individuals).

Each class offering has a limited number of scholarships and they are available on a first come, first served basis.

For more information please visit our Scholarship Page.

This class will be held virtually and meet every Tuesday, March 5th – April 9th from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm.

Grow your agri-business with confidence! Everything you need to know from business planning to funding, financial recordkeeping, operations, employees, marketing, and certifications.

If you have any questions please contact Holly Rivers holly@mountainbizworks.org

Registration

Complete our online registration form to hold your seat in the class of your choice.   We will follow up with you within a few days.  You are welcome to contact us with any follow-up questions or ask about the status of your request.

 


Facilitator

Meet our facilitator for this course.

Mountain BizWorks event presenter, Gabriele Marewski

Gabriele Marewski

Gabriele Marewski has over 30 years of experience in agriculture with a BS in Agronomy and MA in Leadership. Her showcase certified organic farm catered to the best chefs in Miami specializing in m...

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Gabriele Marewski has over 30 years of experience in agriculture with a BS in Agronomy and MA in Leadership. Her showcase certified organic farm catered to the best chefs in Miami specializing in microgreens, baby greens, oyster mushrooms, edible flowers, and more. She pioneered Farm-to-Table dinners and B&B Farmstays in South Florida and successfully sold her farm in 2017.  Gabriele has found a deep passion for coaching startup agri-preneurs! 

 

 

Additional Course Details

Course Pricing

The course fee is $150; however, we offer a modest discount for virtual classes and needs-based scholarships are available (see below). If you are not applying for a scholarship, a minimum deposit of 50% of the total is due upon enrollment to reserve your seat and will be followed by an email confirmation of your placement within a few business days.  A pay link will be included in your email confirmation for submitting any remaining class balances.

Class Schedule

Some classes have a built-in make up class for holidays or inclement weather. Attendance for all classes is recommended to not fall behind in any of the material.  Week 1 is required, but if you have a scheduling conflict where you would miss any other classes, please let us know. Additional support may be available for any missed class material.

Schedule

Week 1

Start-up & Business Plan

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Week 2

Funding & Financials

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Week 3

Spreadsheets (presentation guidelines)

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Week 4

Operations & Employees

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Week 5

Marketing, Sales, Certifications

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Week 6

Final Presentation

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1-on-1 coaching

Our dreamers build stronger companies with coaches.

During or following the course, One-On-One Business Coaching may be a great way to reinforce and deepen your understanding of the topics you learn in class and relate them to your business concept.

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Mountain BizWorks
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Details

Date
March 5
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Organizer

Mountain BizWorks
Phone
828-253-2834 ext 10

Venue

Virtual
Online — Zoom, NC + Google Map