Wholesale Marketing and On-Farm Food Safety Workshop
This is a full day, interactive workshop where you will learn about best practices for:
• Working with Wholesale Buyers
• Post-Harvest Handling
• On-Farm Food Safety
Our trainer, Atina Diffley, is an organic farmer and author of the 2012 award-winning memoir, Turn Here Sweetcorn, Organic Farming Works. Atina draws on her decades of experience in vegetable production and marketing to provide operators of produce farms of any size with useful, practical, profit-making guidance on how to achieve the highest quality produce for sale!
Participating farmers will receive a free copy of the Wholesale Success manual. Normally a $70 value, this 316 page manual is newly updated and in its fourth printing. Wholesale Success covers up-to-date best practices information on food safety, postharvest handling, packing, business management, marketing, and crop-specific profiles for over 100 crops.
Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Time: 9 am – 5 pm
(Please arrive between 8:30 and 9 am to register)
Location: Brigham Hill Community Barn
37 Wheeler Road, North Grafton, MA 01536
Cost: $25* (includes snacks, drinks, lunch)
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org // 978-654-6745
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*Limited scholarships available. Email for more info.