University of Maryland Extension

Business Planning & Marketing

It's important for any business to have a game plan and your urban farm enterprise is no different.

Many questions need to be answered in the areas of production, regulatory, business and marketing topics. The Starting a Farm Enterprise in Maryland: Checklist contains a listing of resources as you consider a new farm enterprise. It includes government agencies, organizations, and production information that will be vital for getting started.

Need help with developing a business plan and marketing strategy? UMD Extension offers virtual entrepreneurial coaching

For a listing of business planning, farm risk management and marketing resources, please visit our County Ag Marketing page. Also be sure to check out our UMD Extension Urban Agriculture website!

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