2019 Farmer Field School Workshop: Scaling Up to Wholesale: Marketing and Production

February 19, 2019 9:00AM - 4:00PM

MSU Extension, 705 N. Zeeb Road P.O. Box 8645 Ann Arbor, MI 48107


Contact: Katie Brandt

Learn directly from 6 farmers who are succeeding with wholesale markets. Whether you want to get started with wholesale or take your farm's wholesale business to the next level, this is the workshop for you.

Cost

$55 - $100

Speakers

Jae Gerhart, MSU Extension, Washtenaw County
1 wholesale distributor
6 farmer panelists

Agenda

9:00 - 9:30 AM Introductions
9:30 - 10:00 AM Wholesale Basics (Jae Gerhart)
10:00 - 11:00 AM Production Standards: Quality, cold chain, grading, packaging, etc. (Jae + distributor)
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Farmer Panel I (3 large-scale growers)
12:30 - 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 - 3:00 PM Farmer Panel II (3 small to mid-size farmers)
3:00 - 3:50 PM Marketing Discussion
3:50 - 4:00 PM Evaluations
Register Get Directions

Related People

Katie Brandt

Katie Brandt
616-885-7776
brandtk7@msu.edu

Michigan State University Michigan State University Close Menu button Menu and Search button Open Close