Wednesday, May 12
Douglas County Fair Grounds, Dreher Building
Registration Fee: $15, includes materials and lunch
Download the mail in Registration Form below.
Or register online here.
To insure adequate materials and that lunch is available for all participants, please register online by May 10 or by mail May 6. Walk-in registration is very much welcome, but the availability of lunch can’t be guaranteed.
Farmers who direct market products to consumers–farmers market vendors, Pick Your Own farms, CSA businesses, on-farm retail market owners, roadside stand operators,– are encouraged to attend the Farm Direct Marketing 101: Exploring Opportunities for Kansas’ Small Farms Workshops to be held in May at five locations across the state.
The workshops have been developed by the Kansas Rural Center in coordination with the Kansas Department of Commerce, Rural Development: Kansas Department of Agriculture; Kansas State Research and Extension; and are funded by the USDA Risk Management Agency.
Come learn how to develop or improve your business and network with other direct marketers.
8:30-9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. Welcome
9:15 a.m. Introduction to Direct Marketing
10:00 a.m. Business Planning 101
10:45 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. Food Safety & Value-Added Opportunities
12:00 p.m. Lunch, provided
1:00 p.m. Marketing on a Shoestring
1:45 p.m. Agritourism: Your Next Cash Crop?
3:00 p.m. Conclusion
Download the Mail-In Registration Form below (in color or printer-friendly, black and white) or register online by clicking here.