Training "How to create profitable organic farm"

How to create profitable organic farm training


The training "How to create profitable organic farm" organized by Organic Business School   took place on March 17, 2017 in Lviv city.

The training included:

• 9 expert speakers with the experience in organic production;

• 5 types of farms: berry, fruit, vegetable in greenhouses, vegetable in open soil, animal husbandry;

• 3 practicing organic farmers.

This training was definitely for you if:

- you had a land and wanted to get the highest profit out of it;

- you wanted a farm, but did not know which one exactly should be set up;

- you wondered what organic farm as business and you were looking for specific information about the economy and the figures of organic farms;

- you had a farm and you wanted to get more profit from it.

Speakers of the event:

  • Mykola Bykov – head of organic certification and technology department, First National Acricultural Cooperative ASC ;
  • Ivan Boiko – director, organic crop and livestock farm Zhyva Zemlia Potutory Ltd;
  • Vitalii Vasianovych – co-owner and director, VES FE, family organic farm, Zhytomyr region;
  • Valentyna Lanovenko – owner and director of sales, Lanoveno PE, fruit and berry ecological seed plot;
  • Vasyl Shukalovych – inspector, Organic Standard certification body ;
  • Olena Deineko – co-founder and director, Organic Business School ;
  • Kostiantyn Sichnoi – director, Organic Ukraine West PU;
  • Olha Slobodianiuk – financial analyst, Organic Business;
  • Nataliia Cholovska – president, Ecoterra Lviv NGO .

The event was supported by the Swiss-Ukrainian Project “Organic Market Development in Ukraine” implemented by the Swiss Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL, Switzerland) funded by the Swiss Confederation through the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO).

Detailed information about the training is available on the website: