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Growth and Timing and Skillset, Oh My...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sam Burton Aug 9. 4 Replies

Back in late winter, my wife decided she wanted to start a handmade soap, candle and body product business to make some extra money and to use up some of the excess goat's milk from our herd.  She…Continue

 

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Sam Burton commented on Karen Wortman's group Grow Your Business
"Geez, Karen: Our lives are running on parallel tracks right now.  My wife's soap business is gaining real momentum, too. She converted a room in the house to her shop. We put a door on it and put in a foot path to the gate so people can…"
yesterday
stephen rager replied to Sam Burton's discussion Chores Are My Best Thinking And Growth Time, What's Yours? in the group Grow Your Business
"Thanks for the farming podcasts."
Oct 3
stephen rager replied to Sam Burton's discussion Herbs? in the group Grow Your Business
"Interesting topic I'd like to see more."
Oct 3

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Karen Wortman replied to Sam Burton's discussion Herbs? in the group Grow Your Business
"Hi Sam,   I sell fresh and dried herbs at the farmer's market and have wholesaled some to local chefs.  It is funny to me but people will easily buy dried herbs but hesitate to buy fresh.  They said "oh, I don't know…"
Sep 26
Sam Burton commented on Karen Wortman's group Grow Your Business
"Luke, I think you'll love the taste of the turkeys. We've done them 4 years now, I think. This will be the last. We tried breeding them three years ago and had  a good hatch, but the hen led her babies out into a rain storm where they…"
Sep 23

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Luke Townsley replied to Sam Burton's discussion Herbs? in the group Grow Your Business
"Perhaps. There are a lot of supplement companies. I don't know where they source their herbs. It would be worth finding out. I do get the impression quality is not one of their major concerns. I have heard Nature's Sunshine boast they…"
Sep 18
Sam Burton replied to Sam Burton's discussion Herbs? in the group Grow Your Business
"Thanks for the feedback, Luke. I keep reading about growing herbs as a potentially lucrative busingss, but have yet to see one anywhere. I have a 'live plant' license here in Georgia and each spring I do sell several starter plants. …"
Sep 18

Group Leader
Luke Townsley replied to Sam Burton's discussion Herbs? in the group Grow Your Business
"It's a subject that interest me, but I haven't sold any or really grown very many. As far as dried herbs, I think the way to really make this work on a larger scale would be for multiple growers to agree on a system(s) of growing…"
Sep 18
Sam Burton added a discussion to the group Grow Your Business
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Herbs?

Have any of y'all been successful selling herbs?  If so, do you feature culinary or medicinal varieties? Fresh or Dried? Starter plants or harvested? I'm doing some research on plans for next year and would love your input.See More
Sep 18
James Divine liked Sam Burton's discussion A Dilemma For Y'all
Sep 13
James Divine liked Sam Burton's discussion Speakers Bureau?
Sep 13
Sam Burton commented on Kent Julian's group Speak It Forward - Maximize Your IMPACT and INCOME as a Speaker or Trainer
"Thanks for the feed back, y'all."
Sep 11
Sam Burton commented on Karen Wortman's group Grow Your Business
"We got out of sheep several years ago, because a. we don't like lamb and b. we don't like shearing.  We had hair sheep for a while and enjoyed them, just not the meat.  We love goat meat and goats milk. Goat is the most consumed…"
Sep 9
Sam Burton posted a status
"Part 1 of 2 posts on changing our thought process on real estate. Note; a bit controversial, especially part 2 http://tinyurl.com/pbe6n7k"
Sep 8
Sam Burton replied to Sam Burton's discussion Speakers Bureau? in the group Speak It Forward - Maximize Your IMPACT and INCOME as a Speaker or Trainer
"That's a nice chunk o' change.  Yep, I think I like the 'keep it all' thing, too. "
Sep 8
Sam Burton replied to Sam Burton's discussion A Dilemma For Y'all in the group Speak It Forward - Maximize Your IMPACT and INCOME as a Speaker or Trainer
"Thanks, Kent. I certainly get the 'bad video is worse than no video' thing. "
Sep 7

Profile Information

How did you hear about 48Days.NET, and what do you hope to get out of being a part of this community?
Part of Eagle Club
What is your current work situation? Employee, self-employed, generating any income on your own?
I am a farmer, preacher, author, speaker, recently set free from the velvet handcuffs of Corporate America
And then...what is your goal/dream for your work life?
Self employed farmer, author, coach, speaker
How about your personal life? Any specific goals or achievements or dreams you are pursuing (or want to pursue)?
My wife and I would like to live part of the year on the Isle of Skye in Scotland.
What would you say are your strongest talents? How are you 'wired' and what can you offer to the world (it's OK if you don't know yet, but knowing is key to pursuing your dreams!)?
God gave me a unique ability to speak to groups and move them to see, think, feel, believe and act. I'm a story teller and visionary, trying to learn to translate that gift into the written word.
Do you have a website presence anywhere?
http://www.samburtononline.com
More than one website?
http://www.eastofedenfarms.com
Feel free to share your Twitter name, Facebook page, and any other social media way to connect with you!
Twitter: @samburtonga
FB: sam.burton

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At 10:32am on September 1, 2014,
Group Leader
Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen"
said…

Sam,

What a hoot geting to meet you in person at CWE! Thank you for the friend request!!!!

Jen

At 4:13pm on July 14, 2012, Mark J Cundiff said…

Sam,

Welcome to this great community! We are glad you have joined us!

You find this a great place to learn and grow. You find many great networking opportunities and places to share your thoughts and ideas. I hope you find the experience of joining the 48 Days community as rewarding as I have found it. 

Here is to your growing success in all you do!

Mark J. Cundiff

http://www.markjcundiff.com/

At 11:02am on July 12, 2012,
Group Leader
Joel Boggess
said…

Hi Sam -- Welcome to the 48 Days community. We're glad you joined.

This is the idea and social networking site for people that want to create their own opportunity.

Depending on your interests, there is a wide selection of discussion groups to get involved with.

If you are interested in closing the gap between your passion and purpose, here is the link to ours, Powerful Living for Health and Wealth. 

To make the most of your experience, visit our handy getting started tutorial page. You'll find how-to videos and suggestions.

-joel

48 Days advisory team

-- 

For anything to bring you true meaning and fulfillment, it must nurture you from the inside out.
At 8:09am on July 11, 2012,
Group Leader
Connie Foster
said…

Sam - Welcome to our group Fiction Writers Connect! We look forward to hearing about what you are writing!

Connie

At 2:05pm on July 9, 2012, Dan Miller said…

Sam,

I noticed you registered again here.  Did you want to remove your previous content?

Sam Burton sam@eastofedenfarms.com
Member
Jul 3, 2012
Sam Burton eastofedenfarms@gmail.com
Member
Aug 15, 2009
At 7:21am on July 7, 2012, Erin Casey said…

Hi Sam,

I wanted to send a quick welcome to the Write it Forward, Real Success and Profit for Writers group. We're glad you're here!

The group's discussion forum is packed with information, and is a great place to get feedback on your work, ideas and questions. Jump into the conversations and let us know how we can help you reach your writing goals.

Best,

Erin Casey

Feeling stuck? Get 5 free tips for overcoming writer's block at www.mywritersconnection.com. Happy writing!

At 12:54pm on July 3, 2012,
Group Leader
Rob Clinton
said…

Hi Sam,

Just stopping by to welcome you to the amazing 48days community! 

Little background on me; I’m a long time member here, who truly believes in the 48 days vision and this community. I can truly testify that the power behind this community is a huge reason for my success and business.

So whenever I can, I like to reach out to see who I can help. If you have any questions, or you start feeling overwhelmed right off the bat, because there is just so much great content, discussions, and just lots of great stuff happening, feel free to reach out and let me know! I would love to help guide you here.

Also, many people who come to this site are stuck in career ruts, need help gaining clarity, finding passion, purpose, and real meaning in their lives, careers, and businesses. If you’re ready to take this part of your life to the next level, then join me in one of the newest 48 Days groups, 180 Degrees to Your Calling.

Outside of that, if you have questions, or get stuck with anything, you can always ask me, any of the 48 Days Advisors, and you can always just post a discussion on the home page forum.

Many blessings on your journey, and by all means… Enjoy the adventure!

~Rob Clinton
http://www.180coach.com/

 
 
 

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