24 Mar 2013 - 14:00
We are pleased to announce the dates of these exciting and informative workshops that will focus on skills necessary to market and sell high-quality produce. Farmers from the Flats Mentor Farm in Lancaster, MA will learn the fundamentals of selling through cooperatives, farmers markets and wholesale as well as enterprise budgeting and post-harvest produce handling.
These workshops will be led by a business planning and marketing expert and will focus on skills that every farmer needs to be a successful entrepreneur. The original workshops will be held on Sunday afternoons every other week throughout February, March and April, with duplicate sessions to be offered the following Tuesday morning for farmers who unable to attend the Sunday sessions.
Check back for updates on the workshops, as well as dates for future farming workshops about irrigation, organic pest-management and soil health.