• Des Moines County Extension & Outreach (map)
  • 1700 West Mount Pleasant Street
  • West Burlington, IA, 52655
  • United States

This workshop addresses the market development risks and relationships farmers and ranchers must manage as they scale up to market their product to restaurants, grocery stores, food service buyers, and schools. Topics include:

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• Communications and relationship building

• Packaging

• Labels

• Supply/delivery

• Post-harvest handling for produce

• Grading

• Insurance

• Regulatory

• Marketing

Cost: $20 per person, $35 per couple or two employees from same farm. Pre-registration is required. Fees include training materials, light lunch, and refreshments. To register, visit https://iastate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_82ZFiKbwIh5kUdv

Please register by 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30.

Questions? Contact Emily Coll at (515) 294-3086 or ecoll@iastate.edu