James Sprunt’s small business center to offer farm school

KENANSVILLE — The JSCC Small Business Center will offer “The Business of Farming,” an intense 8-week program designed to help farmers thrive and grow. The specialized training sessions for the farm school starts Oct. 24.

Farmers will learn how to build the perfect business plan, create marketing tactics and tech-niques, and understand budget and financial issues. After completion, farmers will be better equipped to make strategic decisions and learn from best practices of other farmers.

Classes will be held every Tuesday from Oct. 24 to Dec. 12 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dinner will be served from 5 – 6 p.m. for attendees. Classes are free for individuals and are offered as a service of the Small Business Center to the community.

A graduation will be held, as well as a barbecue dinner at the conclusion of the 8-week training.

Those interested in signing up for “The Business of Farming” should visit https://www.ncsbc.net/center.aspx?center=75270 or call the small business office at 910-296-2430.