The Importance of Record Keeping: You can only know where you’re going if you know where you’ve been. – The Urban Farmer – Week 28

The Urban Farmer

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Farm Record Keeping – How to Approach it and Why It’s Important

  • Keep good notes regarding: What are you selling?  What were you short on?
    • The the next year you can look back and see where you were short last year so you can adjust this year.
  • In your review process was something planted to early, too late?  Should you adjust next year.
  • Take advantage of record keeping to maximize your labor efficiency. 
    • Not over packing product for farmers market.  You can always prep up more product on the fly.
  • Record keeping seems daunting, but it’s really not.  Get in the habit of doing it.  It’s critical to farm success.

 

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The Urban Farmer

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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