Farm School on Wheels

Farm School on Wheels provides gap-free training and on-going support that will empower you to run your own sustainable farming business.

About

There are three things we do at Farm School on Wheel, (1) teach, (2) advise, (3) develop agricultural entrepreneurs.

Our trusted advocates will guide you through the steps of running a farm business and financial planning with one-to-one technical support.

Cultivating Hobbyist into Full Fledged Farmers in 3 Simple Steps
1.

 Join the Community

Register for The Business of Farming

2.

 Attend Classes – live or virtual

Receive 24/7 support & access to recorded classes

3.

 Graduate with an Action Plan

Continued support even after classes end

We understand. The business of farming is intimidating. You love working on your farm, but the financial aspects of business can feel overwhelming and understanding how to get Access to Capital in North Carolina can be confusing.
 
By working with our seasoned business advisors, you will get a full understanding of the lending process and how to position yourself and your business for the best possible outcomes. We will guide you through the most critical areas that lenders and grantors will look for when deciding if your business is \”lending ready\”.

Services Provided

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development (Specialty)

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise (Specialty)
  • Purchasing or Selling an Existing Business (Specialty)

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting (Specialty)
  • Business Succession Planning (Specialty)
  • Demographic and Census Data (Specialty)
  • Diversification (Specialty)
  • Feasibility Studies (Specialty)
  • Forming a Business (Specialty)
  • Identification and Research of Foreign Markets (Specialty)
  • Market Plan Development (Specialty)
  • Market Research (Specialty)

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training (Specialty)
  • Debt Funding (Specialty)
  • Grant Funding (Specialty)
  • Insurance Requirements (Specialty)
  • Loans (Specialty)
  • Matching Funds (Specialty)
  • Microloans (Specialty)
  • Real Estate Finance (Specialty)
  • Revenue Based Financing (i.e. factoring) (Specialty)
  • Tax Credits (Specialty)
  • Technology Grants (Specialty)

Legal Services

  • Forming a Business (Specialty)

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources (Specialty)

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development (Specialty)

Mentoring

  • One-on-One Counseling (Specialty)

Networking and Associations

  • Small Business/General (Specialty)

Space

  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources (Specialty)
  • Forming a Business (Specialty)
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits (Specialty)
  • Site Location (Specialty)
  • Startup Business Counseling (Specialty)
  • Startup Classes (Specialty)

Training

  • Business Management Training (Specialty)
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance (Specialty)
  • Online Courses and Videos (Specialty)
  • Startup Classes (Specialty)

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator (Specialty)
  • Incubator (Specialty)

Events and Community Building

  • Farmers Market (Specialty)
  • Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals (Specialty)
  • Pitch Events (Specialty)
  • Startup Networking (Specialty)
Contact Information
Roxanne Reed
Address
2524 Buzzard Rock Circle
Hamptonville, NC 27020