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Show Notes:

Farming is tough, and starting a farm business during a global pandemic can be even tougher. In this episode, our staff member Taylor Coons shares key tips to help you start up your farm business with strong legal footing during this tumultuous time. We cover important conversations to have when leasing land and setting up your business structure, as well as insurance insights and what it means to have workers on your farm, legally speaking. Be sure to check out the resources we mention in the links below (hyperlinked on website only) to support you along your start-up journey. 

Resource links:

Farmers' Guide to Business Structures
Managing the Sustainable Farm's Risks with Insurance: Nagivating Common Options
Managing the Risks of Interns and Volunteers
Farmers' Legal Memo on Paid Sick Leave and Paid Family Leave


Disclaimer: These resources are provided by Farm Commons for educational purposes only and are not legal counseling. No attorney-client relationship is created, nor is there any offer to provide legal services by the distribution of these publications. Always consult an attorney before relying on the information in these resources.