ONLINE TRAINING

HCBDC offers custom online training to support the Humboldt alternative agriculture industry. This program is funded by the Humboldt County Headwaters Fund. It's our goal to sustain you, so make sure you let us know what business resources are most important to you.

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  • Segment marketing for Humboldt operators
    May 2021
    Zoom
    You're talking across the supply chain. Learn how to customize your message to reach different audiences from distributor to retailer to consumer.
  • Bookkeeping basics for alternative agriculture
    May 2021
    Online
    How to keep track of transactions in a simple way in Humboldt's alternative agriculture

On-Demand

Watch HCBDC training videos for free at your own pace. Just click on WATCH and learn.

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Vetting a deal in alternative agriculture

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Climate Adaptations

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Alternative Ag Accounting Part 1

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Business Finance Part 2

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Inclusivity reports & funding

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Business Plan Power Workshop

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PR & Media Training

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Resume Writing for Alternative Ag

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Red flags in distro agreements

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Professionalism in the industry

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How to form a non-profit

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Alternative Ag Accounting Part 2

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Business with Tribes Part 2

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Business with Tribes Part 1

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Diversity training for the industry

Past Events
  • How to vet deals in alternative agriculture
    How to vet deals in alternative agriculture
    Mar 23, 6:00 PM
    Online
    If you're looking to do business with another party, do your research first. Here are tips on vetting a business in the alternative agriculture industry. Presented by Heather Burke.
  • Business Planning for Cannabis Companies and Organizations
    Business Planning for Cannabis Companies and Organizations
    Mar 09, 6:00 PM PST
    Online
    A business plan helps make critical decisions for your cannabis business. One-on-one mentoring after the workshop is available with Courtney Augustus from Professional Lettuce, and Nicole Riggs from Manifesto Synergies.
  • What is a brand?
    What is a brand?
    Jan 20, 9:00 AM
    Online
    Your brand is how your business is perceived by those who engage with it. Learn how to develop and promote your authentic brand. Presented by The Yak Group.
  • How to Form a Non-Profit
    How to Form a Non-Profit
    Dec 02, 2020, 9:00 AM
    Zoom workshop
    Learn the steps to form a nonprofit mutual benefit corporation from establishing a board to a plan of operations and articles of incorporation.
  • Climate Adaptabilies for Humboldt alternative agriculture
    Climate Adaptabilies for Humboldt alternative agriculture
    Nov 18, 2020, 9:00 AM
    Zoom workshop
    Climate modeling, vulnerabilities assessment and specific strategies to adapt sustainably. Presented by Michael Furniss, climate scientist.
  • Alternative Ag Business Accounting #2
    Alternative Ag Business Accounting #2
    Nov 11, 2020, 9:00 AM
    Online
    How to protect your business from accounting and tax compliance pitfalls that are common to the industry
  • PR and Media training for alternative agriculture
    PR and Media training for alternative agriculture
    Oct 28, 2020, 9:00 AM
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/91198489721?pwd=Y
    Learn how to engage with the media to present a positive image of your alternative ag business and grow your reputation.
  • Alternative Ag Business Accounting #1
    Alternative Ag Business Accounting #1
    Sep 23, 2020, 9:00 AM
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/91198489721
    Workshop on the best way to deal with COGS, 280E and accrual vs cash for your alternative agriculture business.
  • Doing Business with Tribes
    Doing Business with Tribes
    Sep 15, 2020, 9:00 AM
    Online training
    How to do business with tribes: what to avoid, what to look for and how to navigate the tribal landscape. ZOOM: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87010673501
  • Marketing Opportunities with Tribes
    Marketing Opportunities with Tribes
    Sep 08, 2020, 9:00 AM
    Online training
    Opportunities working with tribes: taxation, product types, joint ventures and brand transfer/licensing. ZOOM: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83273259438
  • Business Finance for Alternative Ag Part 2
    Business Finance for Alternative Ag Part 2
    Sep 01, 2020, 9:00 AM
    Online training
    Learn How to develop a 5-year pro-forma business financial plan ZOOM https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84096669262
  • Red flags in distributor agreements
    Red flags in distributor agreements
    Aug 26, 2020, 9:00 AM
    Online training
    Become familiar with common contract terms and increase your ability to identify red flags in agreements. Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/91198489721
  • Business Finance for Alternative Ag Part 1
    Business Finance for Alternative Ag Part 1
    Aug 25, 2020, 9:00 AM
    Online training
    Learn the essentials of standard accounting methods & principles https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83343561389
  • Diversity Accountability Training Part 2 - by Cannaclusive
    Diversity Accountability Training Part 2 - by Cannaclusive
    Aug 11, 2020, 6:00 PM
    Online Training
    Part 2: How to integrate your business like your farm
  • Diversity Accountability Training Part 1 - by Cannaclusive
    Diversity Accountability Training Part 1 - by Cannaclusive
    Aug 04, 2020, 6:00 PM
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87028596632
    Part 1: How to Integrate Your Business Like Your Farm
  • How to present yourself for business in alternative agriculture
    How to present yourself for business in alternative agriculture
    Jul 29, 2020, 9:40 AM – 10:00 AM
    Online training
    Online training on how to present yourself for business in alternative agriculture. Taught by Courtney Augustus of Big Sur Extracts
  • Alternative Ag Genetics & Bioethics Conference: Breeder's Rights
    Alternative Ag Genetics & Bioethics Conference: Breeder's Rights
    Apr 24, 2020, 1:00 PM
    Zoom webinar
    Cannabis Breeder's Rights & Bioethics
  • Alternative Ag Genetics & Bioethics Conference: Genetic Storage
    Alternative Ag Genetics & Bioethics Conference: Genetic Storage
    Apr 24, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    www.hcga.co/genetics-panel-recordings
    Genetic Storage for Common Access