Are You Seeking New Markets? Get Help this January!
Are you looking to diversify sales beyond the farmers market, CSA and farm stand? Food hubs, grocery stores, restaurants and cooperatives are looking for your products to meet growing consumer demand for local and sustainably produced food. Yet, doing successful business with wholesale buyers requires planning and preparation.
Ensure your success by joining us for 'Baskets to Pallets', a comprehensive two-day introduction to selling wholesale.
January 29th and January 30th
10:00am - 4:00pm
Tug Hill Vineyards, Lowville NY
The 'Baskets to Pallets' course is designed for farmers of all enterprises and will cover building relationships with buyers, customer management and record keeping, pricing, grading and packaging, uniformity and consistency, and food safety, among many other topics! This fun course includes plenty of hands-on activities and opportunities for peer learning and small group discussion. The course includes one break-out session for livestock and produce farmers.
Cost: $35.00 which enables 2 people per farmto attend. Includes breakfast refreshments and a delicious locally sourced lunch each day.
Lodging is available at Ridge View Lodge at a discounted rate of $80-90 per night. Reserve by January 15th!
Space is limited to 40 participants and early registration is encouraged.