SBDC at MCC helps Kingman farmer grow business, featured in national report

Published by The Bee News

March 8, 2021

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SBDC at MCC helps Kingman farmer grow business, featured in national report

MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave Community College’s Small Business Development Center has helped another small business in Kingman. SBDC has helped local farmer, Andrea McAdow, owner of Rosebird Farms.

SBDC is a valuable resource for entrepreneurs seeking assistance with their business needs and concerns ranging from startup through expansion. SBDC provided the tools that helped McAdow to create a plan to use USDA funds to expand her farm, add subscription sales and accept EBT cards at her whole food store.

“We provided her with the right tools to upscale her business and she has gained more land to grow more produce and flowers,” said Lisa Card, SBDC Director. “She’s been awarded several grants and was chosen for the 2021 America’s SBDC annual report as millennial farmer who pivoted their business during a pandemic to service the needs of a rural community.”

Card said McAdow used a SBDC tool called Growth Wheel to look at her small business in 20 different areas to upscale her business model.

McAdow started her farming journey after starting her career in civil engineering and construction management. She felt that she needed to give back to the Earth and community and was drawn to farming. McAdow is a self-taught farmer and is always looking for ways to improve.

The farm is near the Cerbat Mountains ranging over two acres and is a certified naturally grown farm growing over 20 varieties of produce any give season. Rosebird Farms sets up a farm stand Thursday and Saturday in West of 3rd, 224 E Beale St., year-round.

McAdow was featured in the America’s SBDC 2021 Virtual Annual Report, a national report that was shared with Congressional and state legislators. Rosebird Farms was one of eight small Arizona businesses featured in the report.

Any business owner that is looking to take their business to the next level can reach out to the SBDC to see how they can help. For more information about MCC’s SBDC, visit www.Mohave.edu/SBDC.

You can start on the path to becoming a business owner by earning a Business degree at MCC.  Get started by filling out the free application at Apply.Mohave.edu.  Summer semester begins June 1.

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