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Date:
February 12, 2019
Time:
8:15 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:
Reynolds Alberta Museum
Address:
6426 40 Avenue
Wetaskiwin, AB T9A 2G1
Contact:
780-361-6231
Email:
Cost:
$25 plus GST (lunch and refreshments provided)
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Getting Into Farmers' Markets Workshop

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Thinking of entering the Farmers' market channel? This one day workshop will provide you with the right skills and resources as well as shorten your learning curve to enhance your success!

The Joint Economic Development Initiative (JEDI) presents Getting Into Farmers' Markets

This one-day workshop looks at selling food products at Alberta approved farmers' markets. 

Farmers' markets are big business in Alberta with over $900 million in annual sales. Entering this market channel with the right skills can shorten your learning curve and enhance your success. 

Content for the Day

Setting the Stage

Discover the size of the opportunity, what to look for in a market and what a market manager expects from a vendor. 

Food Safety Best Practices

Find out the importance of having a food safety plan for your business and resources to help you get started.  

Product Pricing 

Learn about product costing and effective pricing strategies. 

Regulations- the Basics

Understand the regulations that apply to your business and why they matter. 

Discover the specific requirements under the Alberta Food Regulation from a public health inspector.  

Experiential Speaker Panel

Experienced vendors will share how they are successful at farmers' markets. 

Lunch and refreshments are provided. 

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