ORONO – Farmers with at least five years of experience are invited to attend a free two-hour workshop focused on how individual financial values impact business planning, with opportunities to attend Nov. 15, Dec. 5 and Jan. 15. 24.
The workshop, titled “Communicating About Personal Money Values,” will introduce farmers to various finance-related themes. Topics include personal financial health, financial resources, and how farmers’ personal values influence future planning. The workshop is designed to strengthen farming communities and promote agricultural growth throughout Maine.
Led by farm coach and Apple Creek farmer Abby Sadauckas and business consultant and farm coach Sylvie Boisvert, the workshop will also encourage participants to explore personal time management and priorities, hear from other farmers about their financial decision-making processes, and discuss their individual and business values. and provide opportunities to talk with other participants. More farm coaching and credit counseling options are also available for continued support.
Participants will meet on Nov. 15 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Kennebec County Extension Office, 125 State St., Augusta; On December 5, from 1 to 3 p.m., University of Maine, Augusta Brunswick Center, 12 Sewall St.; or virtually on January 1 from 1 to 3 p.m. 24 via Zoom.
The workshop, supported by a grant from Northeast Risk Management Education, is free. Registration is required.
To learn more and sign up, visit: program web page. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact Leslie Forstadt, firstname.lastname@example.org; 207.581.3487.