Published Mar 2, 2021

Increase Income Through Diversification – 2021 Virtual Annual Conference

By Practical Farmers of Iowa


Aspiring to bring agritourism to your farm, or looking for another enterprise to broaden your operation’s cash flow? Lisa Kivirist shares how her family successfully uses diversification through Inn Serendipity, a bed and breakfast. The inn provides a market for value-added food products and other revenue streams, such as on-farm food service. Lisa shares best practices and planning strategies to positively support your bottom line with a diversified enterprise.

  • Lisa Kivirist is the author of the award-winning book, Soil Sisters: A Toolkit for Women Farmers and co-author of multiple books on sustainability, food and entrepreneurship. For over twenty years, she and her family have run Inn Serendipity Farm and B&B in Wisconsin, completely powered by renewable energy.