UW-Extension hosting Local Food Marketing Strategies Workshop

UWEXLogo-webFarmers who are looking to sell their farm products to local sales outlets such as restaurants, grocery stores etc., and buyers who are interested in local foods are invited to attend the Local Food Marketing Strategies Workshop on Wednesday, March 19. The program will include a representative from the Wisconsin Food Hub Cooperative who will discuss their model for connecting local farmers and buyers. This will be followed by a panel discussion including farmers and buyers. Panelists include Peter Fritsch from Rushing Waters in Palmyra, Peter Sandroni from La Merenda Restaurant and William Quinn from Outpost Coop, both from Milwaukee, Jordan Koster with Lake Geneva Produce and Eric Rose from River Valley Ranch, both from Burlington, and a representative from the WildRoot Coop in Racine. The event will end with a networking hour. There is no charge for the event but pre-registration is required. To register, contact Lynne Leithleiter at leithlei@sbcglobal.net (preferred) or 262-637-7698. Please provide our name, email, address, phone number and business name. Questions regarding the program can be directed to seedtofood@gmail.com. This program is organized and sponsored by SEED (Sustainable, Edible, Economic Development). from 9-12 at the Veteran’s Terrace in Burlington.

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