Improving Processes to Be More Time, Energy, and Labor Efficient AND more Profitable – The Urban Farmer – Week 33

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How can you speed the harvesting process?

  • Do you need to leave the tops on?
  • Can you wash the product in a faster and easier way?
  • Can you bunch them in the field?
  • Can you bag the product versus bunching it?
  • Can you package the product in larger sizes?
  • Can you go with a standard sized product?

Simple farm record keeping tips…

  • Allocate 2 half hour blocks (at least) per week for reviewing your farm numbers.
  • Use that time to input and review your data.
  • Constantly be checking back to your records and review them.
  • Some key points to keep track of:
    • What’s be marketed and actually sold?
    • What’s going into the field?
    • What’s coming off the field?
  • Be looking at the total gross revenue each week and speculate on what may come up based on current and past results.
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The Urban Farmer by Curtis Stone

The Urban Farmer is a comprehensive, hands-on, practical manual to help you learn the techniques and business strategies you need to make a good living growing high-yield, high-value crops right in your own backyard (or someone else’s).

Major benefits include:

  • Low capital investment and overhead costs
  • Reduced need for expensive infrastructure
  • Easy access to markets

Growing food in the city means that fresh crops may travel only a few blocks from field to table, making this innovative approach the next logical step in the local food movement.

Based on a scalable, easily reproduced business model, The Urban Farmer is your complete guide to minimizing risk and maximizing profit by using intensive production in small leased or borrowed spaces.

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