Getting into Local Foods takes place Tuesday, March 10, 2020 in Drumheller from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The workshop is designed for producers who are new to or considering selling their products through farmers’ markets or other direct consumer methods.
Eileen Kotowich, farmers’ market specialist with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AF) will discuss farm direct marketing channels and strategies.
Alberta Health Services, and AF’s inspection and investigation staff will talk about regulations. The workshop will also cover financing options available to producers.
To offer a producer perspective, Dancing Goats Farm and Flaghill Ranch will speak about their experiences with direct marketing.
The workshop cost is $25 and includes lunch. Register for Getting into Local Foods. Deadline is March 3.