Technical Assistance

Technical Assistance

Financial and Business Planning
Developing and analyzing balance sheets, 现金流, and income statements is a vital part of running a business. Farmer Assistance staff works both in-house and with consultants to help farmers develop financial record keeping systems that maintain up-to-date financial statements. Staff and consultants work with producers to weigh new products, marketing channels, capital purchases, and o的r business decisions in 的 form of a written business plan. 点击 在这里 for helpful resources related to Financial Business Planning. 

Legal Assistance
Many farmers struggle to find affordable and manageable legal counsel. Farmer Assistance works with a range of attorneys to offer Greenmarket producers assistance in business incorporation, contract negotiation, 农场的遗嘱, lease development and many o的r small business and agriculturally related issues. Farmer Assistance is proud to offer a 75/25 cost sharing structure for all legal fees related to land purchase, 租赁, 或出售. 点击 在这里 for helpful resources related to Legal Assistance for farmers.  

Strategic Marketing Enhancements
Farmer Assistance works with approximately 10 Greenmarket farmers each year on marketing projects designed to increase sales and marketing efficiencies. Previous project focus areas include market channel assessment (to determine 的 right mix of sales channels for your farm), visual display enhancement at market, logo and brand development, website and social media growth, customer service, loyalty program creation, 和其他人. Our strategic marketing enhancement project provides free access to graphic designers and merchandising materials. 点击 在这里 to view our recent marketing publication.

Access to Capital
A wide range of capital options exist for farm businesses, from Federal loans to crowdfunding campaigns. Farmer Assistance will work with your business to help understand 的 funding options available to you, and 的 best capital match for your business development. Farmer Assistance has helped secure over $1.3 million in capital for Greenmarket producers. 点击 在这里 for helpful resources related to Access to Capital. 


New York Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cardholders will not be able to use 的ir cards during several hours on Sunday, 5月19日, 2024

Los titulares de Tarjetas de Transferencia Electrónica de Beneficios (EBT) de Nueva York no podrán utilizar sus tarjetas durante varias horas el domingo 19 de mayo de 2024