fsa tip #61 how much garlic should you pre-sell?

So you want to take garlic pre-orders? How much of your garlic should you sell while it’s still standing in the field? Today’s spreadsheet will help you figure out how much garlic you want to hold back to plant next year’s crops. And how much garlic you’ll have left to sell. There’s a safety factor … More fsa tip #61 how much garlic should you pre-sell?

fsa tip #60 how much garlic is in your field?

This month’s spreadsheet tips are going to be about pre-selling your garlic. There are definitely a lot of considerations if you want to run a pre-order. How do you do this in your online store? How much should you charge? Is it risky? Will anyone buy in advance? But really the place to start is … More fsa tip #60 how much garlic is in your field?

FSA Tip #36 How To Manage Pictures For Your Online Store

This was another Live Farm Spreadsheet from May. It’s about how to manage pictures for your online store. It’s heavier on the planning and organising with a little spreadsheet sprinkled in. In this tip, we’ll see how to … Organise your pictures on your desktop Label those pictures with a SKU and the image name … More FSA Tip #36 How To Manage Pictures For Your Online Store

FSA Tip #35 Setting Up Spreadsheet For More Than One Language

This was a Live Farm Spreadsheet from May. And it’s all about running some of your spreadsheets in more than one language. At Tourne-Sol co-operative farm, we run operations in speaks both English and French. We also run our website and online store in English and French. So there are times when we need spreadsheets … More FSA Tip #35 Setting Up Spreadsheet For More Than One Language

FSA Tip #33 Use SKUs To Manage Your Farm Store Products

You need some good SKUs!!! A SKU is a Stock Keeping Unit. It’s a code you can use across all your farm management systems to clearly identify a product. You can use them in your online store your bookkeeping software your spreadsheets anywhere you want Your SKUs should be made up of a Parent SKU … More FSA Tip #33 Use SKUs To Manage Your Farm Store Products

FSA Tip #32 Tools To Create Product CSV Files For Your Online Farm Store

The easiest way to manage a lot of products in your online store is to import them with a CSV file. But that CSV file usually has a ridiculous amount of rows. It can be a hassle to keep them all synced up. The spreadsheet from the Farm Spreadsheet Tip shows you how to manage … More FSA Tip #32 Tools To Create Product CSV Files For Your Online Farm Store

FSA Tip #31 Merge A CSV Order Into 1 Row

Ahhh, is there anything more beautiful than a well packed CSA share that is labelled with all the contents? No, there is not. (Unless we want to start talking about Radicchio.) Isn’t there anything more irritating than trying to generate clear itemized labels from the CSV file you exported from your online store that has … More FSA Tip #31 Merge A CSV Order Into 1 Row

Remember that farm store you wanted to start?

Remember last spring, when the world got real crazy on March 13? And you decided to pivot everything and drop the farmers market and any in person sales and instead you would set up an online store and only take online orders? And then spring moved forward and your plants got bigger and everybody in … More Remember that farm store you wanted to start?

Talking Seeds and CSA and entrepreneurship with Corinna Bench

It’s time to jump back into your favourite Podcatcher and download episode #61 of my Digital Farmer! Last week, I was a guest on the podcast. Corinna Bench and I talked about running a CSA vegetable basket program and running a seed company. And we talk about the differences between selling vegetables and seeds. The conversation … More Talking Seeds and CSA and entrepreneurship with Corinna Bench