**** WHAT **** Introduction to Holistic Management Whole Farm planning, led by Larry Dyer, Holistic Management Certified Educator. -Follow up and questions from the previous workshops. -Discussion of continuation with the group – what the benefits might be and how it would work. -Review of the Holistic Management whole farm planning and Holistic Financial Planning. -Participants will work on their financial plans with consultation. -Questions and discussion. ***** WHEN ***** Tuesday, March 13th 5:30 Arrival and registration 5:45 Potluck dinner, conversation, connections 6:30 Welcome, introductions, check in from the previous session. 6:45 Instruction, individual work and discussion 8:00 Questions, roundtable, preview of next session 8:30 Adjourn ***** WHO ****** Farmers, beginning producers, retiring/transitioning producers, organic producers, specialty crop producers, sustainable producers, value-added producers, small business owners ****** WHY ******* Sponsored by the USDA-Risk Management Agency and in partnership with Crosshatch Center for Art & Ecology, this workshop aims to share knowledge with producers to increase their viability and reduce financial, production, and marketing risks. Grow Benzie’s goal is to deepen relationships between organizations, farmers, and the community. ***** HOW MUCH ****** $15/per person/per session $40/per person for all sessions Folks are encouraged to bring a dish to pass, but is not required. ****** WHERE ******* Grow Benzie Event Center 5885 Frankfort Highway (M-115), Benzonia, 49616 *** 1 mile west of stoplight in Benzonia *** 5 miles east of Frankfort *** 20 miles west of Interlochen *** 30 miles north of Manistee ***** QUESTIONS ***** 231-882-9510, firstname.lastname@example.org **** WEATHER OR NOT ****** If Benzie County Central Schools are closed, the event will be cancelled/postponed.