University of Vermont

Vermont New Farmer Project Vermont New Farmer Project
Selling for success : Marketing to local wholesale markets

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: White River Junction, VT
Description: Vital Communities, 195 North Main St.,White River Junction, Vermont
Presentation by: Sona Desai – Intervale Food Hub Tim Taylor- Crossroad Farm
Are you a new or beginning farmer interested in selling to independent grocery stores and/or restaurants? Join Sona Desai of the Intervale Food Hub and Tim Taylor of Crossroad Farm to learn if selling to these markets is right for you. We’ll help you learn the personal, production, financial, and marketing skills needed to sell to local wholesale markets, as well as how to begin and improve sales.
Sona will speak as a buyer for the Intervale Food Hub and a market development specialist about what skills farmers need to have to be successful selling to these markets. Tim will speak as an established farmer in the state about how he is successful selling to multiple local wholesale markets.
Cost: The workshop is free and light refreshments will be provided.
RSVP: Please RSVP to Maggie at the Intervale Center at maggie@intervale.org or (802) 660-0440 ext 116.

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