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Farming for Wholesale Workshop in Presque Isle (Cancelled)

March 24, 2017

$35
Northern Maine Agri-Business Trade Fair Workshop

THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED. If you would like to learn about future workshops, please contact Alex Fouliard: (207) 338-6575 or alex@mainefarmlandtrust.org.

Are you an experienced farmer who wants make more money wholesaling your products? The Business of Farming for Wholesale could help you get there! This one-day workshop, based on Maine Farmland Trust’s Farming for Wholesale program, will examine wholesale from many different angles. Jed Beach, of FarmSmart, will lead the workshop focusing on production costing and marketing of wholesale products. During the workshop you’ll have a chance to:

  • Use last year’s actual records to find your most (& least) profitable crops.
  • Create and evaluate different financial scenarios for your farm business.
  • Investigate some of the most beneficial wholesale production, marketing, and distribution techniques.
  • Meet some of the other wholesale farmers and some wholesale buyers in your area.

In addition, each farm will receive follow-up technical assistance tailored to your farm’s growth strategy. This extremely valuable technical assistance will help you transfer what you’ve learned in the workshop to your specific farm needs.

When: Friday, March 24, 9am-4pm

Where:  Northern Maine Agri-Business Trade Fair, Presque Isle

Cost: $35.  Upon completion of the workshop and your successful participation in technical assistance, all farms will be awarded $200 in seed money.

Please note: Lunch will not be included in this event. Please plan to bring a brown bag lunch.

For more information contact, Alex Fouliard: (207) 338-6575 or alex@mainefarmlandtrust.org.

This workshop is hosted by the Fort Fairfield Chamber of Commerce and Maine Farmland Trust.

 

THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

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