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Reversing the Downward Trends for Farmers Markets
March 31 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
The University of Maryland Extension Agricultural Marketing program is holding a workshop featuring resources from the tool kit, handouts, and marketing strategies that examine how to build farmers markets that match what our customers are looking for in a local foods shopping. Valuable information on pricing, Cottage Foods at Farmers Markets, and supplemental food nutrition programs will also be presented.
Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Time: 9:00 am to 2:30 pm
Location: Maryland Agricultural Research Center, 1114 Shawan Road, Cockeysville, MD 21030 Cost: $35.00 (Lunch included)
Registration: Registration is through the University of Maryland Extension Eventbrite on-line system at https://farmers-mkt-workshop.eventbrite.com or by calling 301-432-2767 ext. 301. Pre-payment and registration are required for this workshop.
Lessons from A Toolkit for Adapting Farmers Markets to Match Consumer Trends Laura Biasillo, Agricultural Economic Development Specialist, Cornell University Extension, and Board of Director -Farmer’s Market Federation of NY
Why People Buy Ginger Myers, Marketing Specialist, University of Maryland Extension
Farmers Market Nutrition Program Weida Stoecker, Maryland Department of Agriculture
Cottage Foods at Farmers Markets TBA, Maryland Department of Health
Services and Resources to Help Grow Markets TBA, Maryland Farmers Market Association