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Contingency Planning for Agriculture Entrepreneurs

Why would a girl from West Philly and corporate retiree apply to speak at the Pasa Sustainable Agriculture conference? The short answer is they’re my people. It’s challenging to think of a group of entrepreneurs more essential to America than farmers, CSA owners, restaurant owners, food distributors, and shop owners. The majority of these business…

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Midwest Architecture Community Collaboration Annual Conference

Date: November 4, 2021 Register today to join Mary Beth at this virtual event to learn how to Keep Your Business & Life Running Smoothly During an Emergency

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Reassessing Your Home-keeping Habits

Once you start contingency planning, it’s hard to know where to stop. Planning for the unexpected becomes part of how you see the world and how you organize your life. Last year I was determined to use the pandemic lockdown efficiently. For me, that meant having two elective surgeries that I had been putting off.  To prepare…

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Use what you've learned this year to propel your planning for the future.

Three Things You Can Do Today to Prepare for an Emergency

There’s no denying it. Whether you’re a business owner or not, 2020 has taught us that we all need to be prepared, at least for the unexpected, if not for a full-fledged emergency. COVID continues to present challenges in the US and worldwide. Here in the Northeast, difficulties persist – we’re nowhere near back to…

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The Birds and the Bees; The Will and Power of Attorney

I recently hosted a speaking event at the beautiful historic Kimberton Inn in Kimberton, PA. It was a lovely evening surrounded by family and friends, ten days before Christmas. After the event, many of us spilled over into the bar and dining room for dinner and refreshments. My husband and I seized a rare opportunity…

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