Richard Wiswall started Cate Farm in East Montpelier, Vermont, where he has farmed since 1981. Known for his work on farm profitability and appropriate business tools, Wiswall consults with other farmers, and writes and speaks frequently on organic-farm business issues. He is the author of book The Organic Farmer’s Business Handbook and Business Advice for Organic Farmers, a practical workshop available on DVD. To learn more about Wiswall and Cate Farm, visit www.catefarm.com.
Richard Wiswall will keynote at the Panhandle Fruit and Vegetable Conference on October 11th in Marianna, FL. This conference is organized by the IFAS extension at the University of Florida and will serve as an educational event for stakeholders of local food systems. Cost to attend this conference is $40-50.
Richard Wiswall will teach a full day business workshop on November 17th at Ida Lee RecCenter with Future Harvest CASA. This workshop is specifically designed to meet the business education needs of experienced production farmers. Lunch is included in the cost of the workshop. Registration is priced at $75.