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Books or Guide
#2 – Why a VAPG Toolkit Read Through?
1 hour 45 minute read of Free resource by Edible-Alpha®
#1 – The USDA Value-Added Producer Grant is Out!
10 minute read of Free resource by Jim Gage
VAPG Update: Deadline Extended to May 4th
10 minute read of Free resource by Edible-Alpha®
What is Intellectual Property, Anyway?
5 minute Free read by Pie Shell
Books or Guide about Legal for businesses that are Pre-Venture | Startups
Demystifying Funding Terminology
5 minute Free read by New Hope Network
Books or Guide about Raising Capital for businesses that are Pre-Venture | Startups
Adding Value to Farm Products: The Legal Issues
26 pages of Free report content by Farm Commons
Host Safer, More Legally Secure On-Farm Events
19 pages of Free report content by Farm Commons
Essential Questions and Steps For Food Startups
Free checklist by Adam Haen
Books or Guide about Operations for businesses that are Pre-Venture | Startups
Direct Sales of Farm Food – USDA 2015 Local Food Marketing Practices Survey
44 pages of Free report content + lots of excel data by USDA
Community Supported Agriculture – New Models for Changing Markets
68 pages of Free report content by USDA
Books or Guide about Business Models for businesses that are Growing and Scaling