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PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
Phone: 207-568-4142
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294 Crosby Brook Road
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Julia Shanks
Julia Shanks
The Farmer's Office by Julia Shanks

Advanced Business Planning with Julia Shanks
February 25, 2018
Sunday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Coastal Enterprises, Inc.
30 Federal Street, Brunswick, Maine
$100 per person; $135 for two people coming from the same farm.

This full-day workshop is designed to help established and beginning farmers understand the financials of their business and learn how to make informed decisions to increase profits. It is best suited for those with at least one year of farming or similar experience. The goals of the workshop are to plan for profit, examine YOUR farm enterprises, better understand financial statements and learn about recordkeeping.

Instructor Julia Shanks is the author of "The Farmer's Office: Tools, Tips and Templates to Successfully Manage a Growing Farm Business." She works with farmers throughout New England to develop bookkeeping systems and manage their businesses for profitability and growth.

Interested in a partial or full scholarship? Please fill out a scholarship application form.

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Project offering free legal service to farmers, food producers hits milestone
Bangor Daily News - 6/23/2017.
By Lauren Abbate - Farmers are experts on a lot of agrarian topics. But when it comes to legal matters, navigating the nitty gritty of regulations and contracts might not be where a farmer feels most at home.
County, Azure Farms reach agreement on weed control
Capital Press - 6/23/2017.
By Eric Mortenson - Sherman County, Ore., commissioners and Azure Farms agreed to a weed control plan that may settle a dispute that pitted the organic operation and its supporters against conventional wheat growers who don’t want weeds spreading into their crops.
Trip to Thailand leads to Morning Dew Farm and Friends of Thai Daughters partnership
Boothbay Register - 6/22/2017.
By Julie Lamy - When Morning Dew Farm’s Brady Hatch decided to study abroad in Thailand during her junior year of college, she did not know that decision would change the trajectory of her life. Fast forward 15 years to 2017, and that one decision to participate in CIEE’s development and globalization program was the catalyst for Newcastle’s Morning Dew Farm and Hatch’s role on the event committee for the Sunflower Celebration benefiting Friends of Thai Daughters (FTD) on August 4 at Darrows Barn in Damariscotta.
Rural Communities Must Empower Youth
The Daily Yonder - 6/22/2017.
By Ron Daley - Rural communities must engage their youth if they are to prevent the continued exodus of their creative talent and futures.
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