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Date:
January 22, 2019
Time:
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location:
Reynolds Alberta Museum
Address:
6426 40 Avenue
Wetaskiwin, AB T9A 2G1
Contact:
780-361-6231
Email:
Cost:
$25 plus GST (Lunch & Refreshments Provided)
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Getting Into Local Foods Workshop

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

This one day workshop is for producers who are new to or considering selling food through farmers' markets or other direct to consumer methods.

The Joint Economic Development Initiative (JEDI) present Getting Into Local Foods

This one-day workshop is for producers who are new to or considering selling food through farmers’ markets or other direct to consumer methods. You will learn about the regulations, available services and market options for selling food direct to consumers.

Content for the Day

Setting the Stage

Learn about the local food opportunity and the different farm direct marketing channels, their benefits and challenges.

Overview 
Hear about the regulations that apply to your business directly from the agencies responsible for enforcement.
Meet the Agriculture and Forestry specialists available to assist you as you establish your farm direct food business.

Producer Story 

Jennifer Forth of Forth Haven Farms is a fifth generation producer of vegetables & naturally raised pork, lamb, goat and chicken. Forth Haven Farms is committed to providing clean food without any use of herbicides or pesticides.  


Lunch and refreshments are provided. 

More information is available on JEDI's web site or call Joan at 780-361-6231.