The most infectious, catastrophic, and potentially, most deadly pandemic of recent history is upon us. Quarantines and strict precautionary practices are quickly blindsiding people and businesses around the world…far from least of which are farmers.
With cascading closings of restaurants, farmers markets, bars/breweries, etc, the source of a farmers’ struggle is no mystery. However, between the myriad of challenges, there is opportunity not only to prosper, but to substantially alleviate real burdens and boost your community during these hard times with healthy, immune system-supporting food.
The time is now. You CAN make a lasting difference in people’s lives! In this special episode, I’ll discuss what to do, what not to do, and how you can continue to thrive during this pandemic. Stay safe, stay healthy, stay prosperous! We’re rooting for you!
Also, be sure to check out www.growingfarmers.com/tips for rigorously updated tips, pointers, and examples of how farmers are continuing to thrive amidst the chaos.
What’s going on out there?! 3:08
How to leverage the situation in your farming business 5:49
How you can move forward and thrive in the short term 7:23
Michael Kilpatrick is a farmer, presenter, host, inventor, and online entrepreneur who lives to help entrepreneurs apply business principles and practical, proven solutions to grow their farm businesses and simplify their lives. He has managed large certified organic farms and businesses, consulted for industry experts, and spoken at dozens of industry conferences.
Resources and mentions
Growing Farmers Covid-19 Tips Website
We also have six free eguides to help you be more effective on your farm (Winter Growing, Pastured Poultry, Washing Shed Efficiency, Profitable Farmers Toolkit, what to look for in a farm property, etc), which you can download here.