(On Farm Food Service) Business Planning Boot Camp

**SOLD OUT** To be added to our waiting list, email [email protected]. Please include your phone number and specify for which dates you are available.

$75/couple - Dive into and explore your on-farm food business idea in an intimate and inspiring setting with an overnight at the award-winning Inn Serendipity Farm and B&B. Brainstorm ideas and resources with your hosts, Lisa Kivirist and John Ivanko, authors of Homemade for Sale and other green business books, and other folks like yourself in the start-up phase. Includes one overnight at Inn Serendipity, breakfast, snacks and a potluck supper with complimentary pizza from Inn Serendipity’s wood-fired oven.

Cost: $75 per couple (from same farm business). Includes one night stay at Inn Serendipity. Register below.


Day 1:

Arrive at 2pm:

•  Business plan brainstorming planning session with Lisa Kivirist & John Ivanko; Inn Serendipity
•  Tour of Inn Serendipity Farm and B&B, including farmstay operations, gardens and renewable energy systems.
•  Idea development discussion over a potluck supper, including complimentary pizza made in Inn Serendipity’s outdoor wood-fired oven

Day 2:

8:00 am – 10:00:

•  Breakfast wrap-up

Presenter Bios

Homemade for Sale

Lisa Kivirist & John Ivanko
Lisa Kivirist and John Ivanko are co-authors of the new book, Homemade for Sale, the first authoritative guide to launching a food business in your home kitchen. They also wrote Farmstead Chef, ECOpreneuring and Rural Renaissance. This husband and wife duo write frequently on food and business start-ups for publications including Mother Earth News, Hobby Farms, Urban Farm and Natural Awakenings and run the award-winning Inn Serendipity Farm and Bed and Breakfast in Wisconsin, completely powered by the wind and the sun. Lisa also runs the Rural Women’s Project, a venture of the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) supporting women farmers.
May 11, 2015 at 2:00pm - May 12, 2015
Inn Serendipity
W7843 County Road P
Browntown, WI 53522
United States
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