Food Safety: On-Farm, Pre-& Post-Harvest Handling, Storage & Distribution, On & Off Farm. Good Agricultural Practices and Food Safety Modernization Act resources and training.
Farm to Table: Making wholesale procurement of local food work for your business, organization, club, church, or institution.
Technology in Farming: Improving efficiency with the right tools to improve your financial bottom line.
Rural Farm-based Business Planning: Invest in the process for long term success. Business plan writing and coaching for farm and ranch operations.
Farm Finances: An in-depth look at financial planning so you can get the most revenue from sustainable practices.
Adding Value: What opportunities are you missing? Let’s look at your farm/ranch as a complete system and turn losses into gains.
Crop Planning & Pricing:Detail driven analysis of crop selection, margins, harvest, and sales. Make your farm work for you!
Farmers Market Program Development: Make your market a placemaking champion with vibrant, impactful events.
Marketing & Promotion: Branding, social media, farmers market booth design, signage, and ways to make your messaging profitable.
Food System Policy: Comprehensive resources for developing and implementing opportunities for community-based food systems from field to fork.
Farm to School: Supporting Central Louisiana students accessing fresh healthy local foods.
Coffee with a Coach: BAS Business Coaches help business owners identify and develop their strengths, mitigate weaknesses, and capitalize on growth opportunities.
Food Fellows: Are you looking to be a change agent in Louisiana’s local food system? This program will give you the resources, skills, and inspiration you need to be a leader in your community’s local food movement.
Contact: 318-441-3408, or visit www.freshcentral.org