Marketing Workshop for Farmers

Penn State Extension of Lehigh County presents a workshop devoted to helping farmers assess and choose marketing methods. This workshop is ideal for farmers interested in direct-to-consumer sales, who will have the chance to learn with experts from Pennsylvania and New York.

Attendees will learn how to choose the best market for them (farmers' markets, CSA, farm stands, wholesale, online, u-pick, and others) based on customers, business goals and personal skills and resources.

Featured speakers:

  • Heather E. Mikulas, program manager of Community Based Agriculture, Penn State Extension of Allegheny County
  • Mathew LeRoux, agriculture marketing specialist for Cornell's Cooperative Extension
  • Steve Shelly of Gottschell Farm in Coopersburg
  • Mike Fink of Mike Fink's Produce and Heidel Hollow Farm, Inc. in Germansville
  • Sarah Cornelisse, senior extension associate for the Penn State Extension

Registration deadline is November 25. For more information, click here.

WHEN
December 10, 2014 at 8:30am - 4pm
WHERE
Penn State Lehigh Valley Campus, Room 135, 2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley, PA 18034
CONTACT
John Berry · 610-391-9840

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