In March of next year, Pepper along with Les Humpal, Dallas Manning and Danny Morris from UT Extension will present a seven-hour workshop designed to help farmers learn to keep better financial records in Knoxville
Participants will be introduced to QuickBooks accounting software and learn about setting up a chart of accounts, items, customers and vendors, entering sales and recording deposits, paying bills and writing checks and creating reports. The workshop is designed for producers who sell fresh and processed farm products at direct marketing outlets such as farmers markets, on-farm stands, pick-your-own and agritourism operations.
The Knoxville event is on March 15 from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Pre-registration is required and costs $20 per person with lunch provided.
Space is limited and pre-registration is required no later than five business days prior to each workshop. Information about the workshop is available on the Center’s website: and registration is now open online at

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