Why Fall is the Perfect Season for This Small Business

Meredith Wood

Meredith Wood

Editor-in-Chief at Fundera
Meredith Wood is the editor-in-chief at Fundera. She has specialized in financial advice for small business owners for almost a decade, and is sought out frequently for her expertise in small business lending. Meredith’s advice has appeared in the SBA, SCORE, Yahoo!, Amex OPEN Forum, Fox Business, American Banker, Small Business Trends, and more. Email: meredith@fundera.com.
Meredith Wood

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We’re celebrating the arrival of fall with a trip to the farm, where one family’s corn maze and pumpkin patch help make this season a prosperous one!

These days, life as an independent farmer isn’t always easy. Farmers like Stan Vaught have had to get creative in the face of unpredictable weather and regulations that increasingly favor larger farms.

Fortunately for Vaught and his sons, “agritainment” is becoming a popular pastime for families eager to unplug and spend time outdoors. Corn mazes and pumpkin patches have become fall-weather destinations for folks of all ages.

“I think a lot of people are looking for that simple thing in life,” says Vaught, who is both surprised and delighted at the growing popularity of agritainment.

Here’s to unplugging, supporting small farmers, and enjoying the simple things this season!

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Meredith Wood

Meredith Wood

Editor-in-Chief at Fundera
Meredith Wood is the editor-in-chief at Fundera. She has specialized in financial advice for small business owners for almost a decade, and is sought out frequently for her expertise in small business lending. Meredith’s advice has appeared in the SBA, SCORE, Yahoo!, Amex OPEN Forum, Fox Business, American Banker, Small Business Trends, and more. Email: meredith@fundera.com.
Meredith Wood

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