Episode 203 | Building a $100k Farm Business in 3 Years | Grace the Shepherdess

I hear from many of you that you want to live this homesteading lifestyle but you are wondering how to afford it.  Can a homestead pay for itself?  Can you actually earn an income from it?  With a background in business and marketing, Grace set out to start a profitable farm business, and she ended up growing her sheep farming business to $100k by the third year.  If you have a desire to draw a profit from your farm or homestead but you are unsure of the business mechanics, this episode is for you!  Grace is a wealth of wisdom on both business strategy and sheep farming.  Join us to be encouraged by her incredible story!

In this episode, we cover:

  • What led Grace to start a farm business with no prior experience
  • The value of mapping out your business plan in the beginning and committing to it
  • Why building a newsletter should be a priority in your business
  • Strategizing what to provide to your newsletter subscribers
  • Is there a minimum amount of acreage you need to build a profitable farm business?
  • Why finding your market is so important and how to do it
  • Maintaining motivation when profits are coming in slowly in the beginning
  • A day in the life of a farm business owner
  • Having the confidence to start something even if you don’t feel like an expert
  • Answering your questions about the specifics of raising sheep
  • A realistic look at the financial side of diving into a business endeavor

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About Grace

Grace is an entrepreneur, shepherdess, and rotational grazing enthusiast. This eclectic mix converges as she shares her small scale sheep farming operation.  Through YouTube Grace shares about regenerative farming for profit, raising Dorper sheep, and daily life as a small-scale, regenerative farmer!

Resources Mentioned

How Grace built her $100k farm business in 3 years


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