An invitation for all specialty crop, CSA and diversified farmers in southern Michigan:
The Washtenaw Food Hub, with support from Morse Marketing Connections and MDARD, would like to invite you to a FREE half-day marketing workshop in Ann Arbor, Michigan to learn about potential ways to grow your business.
Financial and food safety experts, value-added entrepreneurs and chefs as well as institutional buyers will share successful ways specialty crop farmers are opening doors to new markets through improved financial readiness and food safety practices. ** Please see the attached flyer with a description and schedule for the program.
Who: Specialty crop farmers
What: Free workshop including lunch and tour of the Washtenaw Food Hub – “Connecting Specialty Crop Farmers with New Markets and Food Hubs: Financial and Food Safety Options for Scaling Up”
When: Monday, May 5, 2014 from 11:15am-4:00pm
Where: Washtenaw Food Hub, 4175 Whitmore Lake Rd., Ann Arbor, MI. More info: http://washtenawfoodhub.com
Registration for this workshop is free of charge but space is limited.
Please RSVP before April 28, 2014 at: http://bit.ly/1hBTuVc
Note: Participants coming from more than 30 miles may request a travel scholarship for funds to reimburse mileage. Contact Chad Gerencer: firstname.lastname@example.org or 231-740-4056 for more information.