How to Make Your First Farm a Success
Congratulations on your interest in starting your own agribusiness! To assist you, we’ve created this simple, easy to use guidebook. The Hawaiʻi Guide for New Farmers offers a checklist of key tasks and outlines seven steps that will help make your farming venture a success:
- Define your Goals
- Develop Necessary Skills
- Develop a Strategic Plan and a Business Plan
- Complying with Rules and Regulations
- Accessing Capital
- Accessing Land
The Guidebook identifies key agricultural service providers for Hawaii farmers, and lists several resources and useful websites.
To obtain printed copies of the guidebook, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 622-9026 for pricing and shipping information.
A set of slides accompanies the Guidebook and can be used as an outline of key points.
These materials were developed by Oʻahu RC&D for the Universtiy of Hawaiʻi Windward Community College’s GoFarm Hawaiʻi Program with a grant from the US Department of Labor.