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67 Merchants Row
Rutland, VT, 05701
United States

(802) 417-1528

Rutland Area Farm and Food Link (RAFFL) promotes local food knowledge, production and market opportunities for farmers and community members throughout our region.

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An online community of farmers in the Rutland region hosted by the Rutland Area Farm and Food Link

Selling to Regional Markets

Steve Peters

Join The Intervale Center for a panel discussion with farmers and distributors When: Tuesday, April 1st, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Where: UVM Extension Berlin, 617 Comstock Road, Suite 5, Berlin, VT 05602

Panel: Diane St. Clair - Animal Farm, Amanda Andrews - Tamarack Hill Farm, Anthony Mirisciotta - Deep Root Organic Cooperative, Jean Hamilton - Black River Produce

Are you a new or beginning farmer interested in selling regionally? Do you want to learn more about different options for accessing regional markets?

Join the Intervale Center as we facilitate a panel discussion about different ways of selling to regional farmers’ markets, restaurants, and retailers. Come listen to two farmers talk about selling directly and two distributors talk about selling through wholesale. We’ll help you learn the personal, production, financial, and marketing skills needed to sell to direct and wholesale regional 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.

This workshop is supported by the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA, Grant # 2011-49400-30500. To find more resources and programs for beginning farmers and ranchers please visit www.Start2Farm.gov, a component of the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program.”