Find: Canadian food supplier directories (AAFC) Describe your marketing plan and distribution channels.
Include the steps for attracting and retaining customers (if applicable).
Is there an aspect that’s not available in the marketplace?
Watch: Three Farmers: 5 lessons to take your product from field to shelf Identify your industry and describe its overall size, growth stage and patterns.
Here are 10 things you should include as well as some resources to get started. Include: who you are, what your business does, future business plans and how you will be successful.
Also, summarize your current financial state and future needs.
The business plan will be utilized as a tool to gauge how well the farm is doing in the future compared to their initial goals and keep them on target.
The business plan is also a tool for lenders, explaining the need for initial financing, the source and use of funds, and debt repayment capabilities.
But with the uncertainty of recent events in the Middle East, the energy crisis, the long term effects of reliance on fossil fuels, and his personal philosophies on conservation, Frank Burns and his wife Kathy, turned this family vegetable patch into a thriving certified organic produce business.
Franks Organic Farm is based on the sound principles of conserving natural resources, limiting the carbon footprint, growing, hiring and eating locally grown and prepared foods, and making the world a better place to live in.