Value-Added Resources for Farmers and Enterpreneurs
The interest in farmer-owned, value-added businesses and farm enterprises continues to grow in Tennessee. These consumer-driven and producer-controlled opportunities have a positive impact on Tennessee agriculture and are critical to the future of strong communities and local economies.
Please visit the Value-Added Agricultural Success Stories Web page. These stories comprise a series of value-added agricultural enterprise successes in Tennessee. The entrepreneurs featured have worked with specialists at the Center for Profitable Agriculture in different ways to achieve various levels of start-up, sustainable and long-term enterprise success.
One of the most critical steps in taking an idea all the way to a successful business is being able to identify and call upon all available programs, resources, and information sources that exist to assist in developing businesses. The purpose of this site is to identify resources that would be helpful to Tennessee farmers and entreprenuers as they develop value-added businesses. Click on the icons above for programs, resources and information on specific areas of value-added agriculture.