Developing a Strategic Plan for Regional Farm Incubation

  • 4/17/2014

The purpose of this document is to provide a descriptive analysis of the strategic planning process for a regional incubator farm project in the Piedmont Triad Region. The strategic planning process will include such elements as analysis of existing incubator farm programs nationwide, needs assessment and stakeholder development, mission and vision development, core program considerations, standard practices, network development, land transition, business plan development, and an overview of pertinent literature on the subject.  The planning process will be described with the intent to provide a blueprint for development of similar projects in the region with the purpose of creating a new generation of farmers to maintain a strong and vibrant local agricultural economy. 

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