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Saturday, March 24, 2018

Selling Local Foods Farmers Market

When:  Saturday, March 24, 2018, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Church at Osage Hills
5237 Osage Beach Parkway, Osage Beach MO map...

Description:

MU Extension offers Selling Local Foods- Farmers Market March 24 in Osage Beach Are you planning to sell produce at a farmers’ market this summer? Join MU Extension on Saturday, March 24 for the Selling Local Foods-Farmers Market program. This program is designed for retail farm market vendors and will provide basic knowledge in the science of produce and produce marketing. The course will be valuable for anyone that handles, processes, or merchandises fresh market produce. This class will also provide participants with knowledge and skills for responding to customer needs. Course content includes: Produce Handling, Produce Quality, Produce Merchandising, Customer Service, Sanitation, and Tax and Liability Issues

Registration:

This educational opportunity is being offered Saturday, March 24, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the Church at Osage Hills. Registration is required by calling the Miller County Extension office at 573-369-2394. Registration fee is $25 which includes program materials. Lunch will be provided. Deadline to register is March 22. For complete information go to http://extension.missouri.edu/miller. To register, print and fill out the back page and mail in with payment. Questions on registering? E-mail barrettpr@missouri.edu or call 573-369-2394 and ask for Tricia Barrett, Sponsored by MU Extension and Sustainable Ozark Partnership  more...

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

Patricia Barrett, barrettpr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Miller County
phone: 573-369-2394




Canceled: Prescribed Burn Workshop - canceled

When:  Saturday, March 24, 2018, 10 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Where:  
Forage Systems Research Center
21262 Genoa Road, Linneus MO map...



2018 Grow Your Farm Miller County (Session 6 of 10)

When:  Saturday, March 24, 2018, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Church at Osage Hills
5237 Osage Beach Parkway, Osage Beach MO map...

Description:

Grow Your Farm is designed for prospective farmers, beginners with some experience and seasoned farmers who want to make a "new beginning" with alternative farming methods. MU Extension specialists and experienced, innovative farmers teach the sessions. Participants attend a set of practical seminars and field days to learn from MU Extension specialists, farmers and agribusiness operators.This course will help you: Identify and prioritize personal and family values and use them as the foundation for the farm mission statement and goals. Learn how to "walk the farm" to assess the land and its facilities. Learn to evaluate the feasibility of particular farm opportunities. Understand the components of a business plan and create one of your own. Understand financial aspects of a business plan and review popular tools to manage financial records. Consider different types of agricultural marketing and draft a marketing plan. Become familiar with a variety of legal issues that pertain to farming enterprises. Network with other farmers.  more...

Session topic:

Marketing Farm Products Selling Local Foods at the Farmers Market

Registration:

There is a reduced fee of $35 for veterans and those from socially disadvantaged groups. Contact Patricia Barrett at 573-369-2394 or barrettpr@missouri.edu for more information. Register by March 3 at the MU Extension Center in Miller County, 134 Second St., P.O. Box 20, Tuscumbia, MO 65082. more...

Registration
deadline:

3/3/2018

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00
There is a reduced fee of $35 for veterans, Latinos and those from socially disadvantaged groups. There is a $130 fee for two attendees from the same farm and a $25 fee for each additional person from the same farm.

Facilitator:

Patricia Barrett, barrettpr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Miller County
phone: 573-369-2394