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Cash Flow Budgeting

Monday March 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Member Month Pricing | $15 Register

March is Member Month at EFAO! Every March, we offer a series of events to prospective members at free or discounted rates, to give folks a chance to experience membership without the commitment. Members who join EFAO or renew in March (regardless of when their membership expires) will be entered to win 3 books of their choice from New Society Publishers! Visit the EFAO membership page for more details.

Would you like to head into this season with a clear plan for your financial cash flow? Join author, accountant, and entrepreneur Julia Shanksin this workshop-style webinar focused on creating a cash flow budget. Attendees can expect to go over the process of creating an annual cash flow budget to ensure they stay cash positive throughout their growing season. Julia will work step-by-step using a live excel spreadsheet (participants will get a copy after the session) to create a budget. Other topics addressed will include how to project expenses, estimate revenue, and account for debt service and owners draw. If these terms are a bit unfamiliar, not to worry, these ideas will be clarified and explained in this interactive and practical session and there will be time for Q&A at the end.

About the speaker

Julia Shanks brings a broad range of professional experience to her clients; from pilot, to chef, to serial entrepreneur, she combines the practicality of an accountant with the creativity of a chef. Julia’s career started at the FAA as an aviation analyst, and quickly took a turn into the culinary arts. Julia worked as a chef for 15 years, launching several food businesses. After earning an MBA in entrepreneurship, she taught graduate and undergraduate accounting at Babson College. As a business consultant and coach, she supports owners of small- and medium- sized food and agricultural businesses to achieve and maintain financial and operational sustainability and also offers online training courses. Together with Brett Grohsgal, she co-authored The Farmers Market Cookbook. Julia lives in Cambridge, MA. She is also the author of The Farmer’s Office.

March is Member Month at EFAO! Join EFAO or renew in March and you’ll be entered to win 3 books of their choice from New Society Publishers! Visit the EFAO membership page for more details.

In order to make our events accessible to all current and aspiring farmers in Ontario, EFAO uses a “pay what you can” model. To register using this model, please complete this form!