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The Business of Local Food with Brandon Youst

The Business of Local Food with Brandon Youst

Update: 2019-10-18
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Many people dream of one day having their own farm. But how do you go from no farm to home farm to commercial farm? Brandon Youst set out to answer that question for himself and is now helping others find their own path to building their farm. In today's episode, Brandon shares his story of moving from the world of finance and into building his own farm. Then he shares how others can do it too.

Links
Urban Farm Academy: https://urbanfarmacademy.com
Craven Local Food Market: https://cravenlocalfoodmarket.com
Bootstrap Farming: https://www.bootstrapfarmer.com

About Brandon Youst
Brandon Youst is an entrepreneur and founder of Craven Local Food Market, Bootstrap Farmer and the Urban Farm Academy. He is also the author of the book, The Bootstrap Farmer Guide to Farming the Future, which discusses the process of recreating your life by getting into food and agriculture.

Since leaving corporate finance 4 years ago, Brandon's mission has been to localize the national food supply through the proliferation of hyperlocal business models, and has been doing this through the Craven Local Food Market, a meal subscription service where Brandon and his team grow, harvest, cook and deliver fully prepared meals to a local client base on a weekly basis.

This business model, among others, is​ featured in the Urban Farm Academy, which is an online platform teaching hyperlocal business model frameworks and workforce development for people looking to create within local food and agriculture.
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The Business of Local Food with Brandon Youst

The Business of Local Food with Brandon Youst

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