617 Comstock Road
Focusing on the model of selling wholesale to a food processor, Annie Rowell, Program Manager at the Vermont Food Venture Center talk about wholesale markets (product specs, delivery container types and more), review food safety requirements and share information about how farm agreements work. She will also share resources available to farms, including sample enterprise budgets and a resource guide.
The Vermont Food Venture Center is a food processing facility in Hardwick that specializes in making fresh cut and frozen vegetables made from local crops for institutional markets. What sort of crops are they looking for? What requirements do they have of the farms they purchase from? Attend this webinar to learn more! Click here by 12:00pm Feb. 11 to sign on to the webinar!
For additional information and to request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Heidi Krantz at 802-223-2389 or 800-866-1632 by January 21, 2015 so we may assist you.
The 2014 – 2015 New Farmer Project webinar series is supported in part by the Vermont Agency of Agriculture and Working Lands Enterprise Board
Newcomers to online learning are welcome. All you need to participate is internet access and a computer that you can hear sound through. To participate, please go to the kink above at about 11:45 a.m EST on Feb. 5, 2015 and click on the webinar title. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 802-223-2389 x203.