Consulting Services

Local Food. Vibrant Communities. Sustainable Solutions.
Consulting services to ensure the resiliency and long-term success of your urban agriculture project.

Whether you’re an urban infill developer looking a for an innovative, new approach; a social entrepreneur with ambitions of revamping food systems in your municipality; or a community advocate seeking a solution for a local food desert, I can turn your ideas into success stories. Services include:

Market Analysis
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Identify your customer and clarify your concept.

Site Feasibility:
Review building and permit requirements. Establish what you are looking for in a site or opportunities and parameters given the site you’ve selected.

Product Development:
Detail what you are selling, who you are selling to, and all associated regulations.

Business Feasibility
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Develop a comprehensive business plan with well-defined sales and distribution channels.

Organizational Design:
Build the team of experts necessary to actualize your project. Outline employee training plans and organizational growth model.

Systems Design
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Employ growing system analysis to annex the right techniques and technologies for your project. Optimize cohesive processes for production, packaging, sales, distribution, and waste management.

Financial Planning:
Build financial projections, establish fail-forward funding goals, and detail fundraising concepts.

Business Development:
Create pitch packages and define opportunities for community partnership development.

Analytics:
Design tools to evaluate the continued success of your business.

In urban agriculture, successful projects are integrated projects. As a consultant with more than twenty years of experience in the field, I have the tools and expertise to help you design comprehensive solutions that benefit your organization, your community, and the environment. Let’s work together!