marketing basics from mofga

posted June 10, 2013

We’ll continue to post MOFGA’s weekly Farm Training Project Workshops because it’s such a terrific model. If you’re anywhere in the area, check them out!

JeanPic6.ashx This week: Selling what you Grow: Marketing Basics
Wednesday, June 12, 5pm at Morning Dew Farm, Newcastle
Thursday, June 13, 5pm at King Hill Farm, Penobscot
Small farmers need to be creative and innovative marketers to be successful. The best are those that cultivate community involvement in their farms and nurture face-to-face relationships with their customers. Learn from several of Maine’s farmers, both new and veteran, about their diverse strategies for marketing their products, including Community Supported Agriculture, Farm Stands, Farmers Markets, and cooperatives. We’ll also hear about innovative partnerships with non-profits that incorporate education and community service.