Upcoming Farming Workshops in Central New York for March and April 2017
We hope that all of you have had a chance to dig yourselves out of the snow. Please find below listings of some upcoming farming workshops in Central New York that may be of interest taking place over the next few weeks:
Strengthen the Bond to Boost Sales – Wednesday March 22nd, Noon to 2pm (online)
No pressure, but YOU are the key selling point for your customers! Only at a farmers market can shoppers get “face time” with multiple farmers – and get to know who grows their food. With practical strategies and sales secrets, you can build up that farmer-consumer bond and your bottom line.
Growing Vegetables in a High Tunnel – Saturday March 25th, 9am-2pm (Shared Roots Farm)
Calling all Veterans: Are you interested in learning how to grow vegetables in high tunnels? Join us at this one day intensive workshop at a farm to learn from experts at Cornell Cooperative Extension about successful growing in a high tunnel, marketing and then we’ll hear tour the high tunnels and hear from the farmers about how they operate their CSA and sell at farmers markets. Veterans get priority for spots, civilians can still attend if spots exist. Travel stipends available. Only $25 includes all education, handouts and lunch.
Finger Lakes Craft Beverage Conference – Tuesday March 28th (Waterloo)
For those interested in making craft beer and/or cider. Workshops, tours, trade show and more!