Ask Me Anything w/ Abbe Turner: Get Ready to Apply For a Grant!

Event Date: June 27, 2024
9:00 am-
10:00 am

Join Abbe Turner, Grant Writing Specialist and Owner of Lucky Penny Farm, as we discuss all things grant-related! Bring all of your most pressing grant-related questions:

  • Applying for grants
  • Assessing your readiness to apply for a grant
  • Starting a new business – what to do first!

Abbe Turner, owner of Lucky Penny Farm and Mushroom Harvest Provisions, is a goat farmer, cheesemaker, professional grant writer, and seasoned entrepreneur. Abbe currently grows Shiitake mushrooms and delivers local foods to over 40 central Ohio area restaurants and retail accounts.

Abbe creates social good in agricultural, environmental, and nonprofit organizations as a business development, strategic planning, and fundraising consultant. A professional fundraiser by trade, she has raised money for public broadcasting, arts organizations, academia and national parks. Her current projects include Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA), Rural Action’s Whole Farm Business Planning course, and as a USDA Technical Assistant with the Niche Meat Processors Assistance Network (NMPAN).

Abbe has received associate degrees in Viticulture and Enology from Kent State University and received her Master’s Degree in Arts Policy and Administration from The Ohio State University. She farms in Meigs Counties and is happiest wearing muck boots and drinking coffee.

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