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Farm diversification: How to Set Up a Successful Farm Shop

5 April, 2023 - 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

Farm shops represent one of the most obvious choices when it comes diversifying your farm business to secure profitability and resilience.

Edward Berry is a consultant with the Flying Fork: he delivers advice to farm shop owners and managers, from early project consideration to ongoing advice, trouble-shooting and further development such as food service.

In this workshop Edward offers an introduction to farm shops and will cover

  • Defining farm shops and their key features
  • Reasons to consider diversifying into the farm shop sector
  • Processes ahead of opening
  • Responsibilities
  • Challenges and risks
  • Rewards
  • Business measures and modelling
  • Further diversification.

Workshop details:

This is an online session, delivered via Zoom.


This workshop is available to any farmer or land manager in Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Cornwall, or the Isles of Scilly currently in receipt of BPS payments.

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