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Ag Day 2022

March 22 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 for a virtual workshop “Expected Market Trends for Farmers’ Markets, Farm Stores, and Local Food” presented by Rose Jeter, Instructor, Agricultural Technology Program at Virginia Tech. This virtual workshop is a part of our Ag Day 2022 Series.

During this virtual workshop you’ll learn:

– What is a market analysis and why do I need one?

– How to find market size, potential, and trends

– Overview of current trends in local and regional food systems

Who should attend: Owners of Small Business who are Producers, Growers, Farmers Market Managers and Vendors, Manufacturers, Retailers in the Agriculture Industry

Date: Tuesday, March 22

Time: 2:00 – 3:00 PM

Speaker: Rose Jeter, Instructor, Agricultural Technology Program at Virginia Tech.

Pre-registration is required.

A confirmation email with the Zoom login information will be sent after registration

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Join us for a virtual workshop on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 “Are you Market Ready? Tips and Best Practices for Producers to Sell to Consumers at Farmers Markets” presented by Dr. Theresa Nartea, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist-Marketing & Agribusiness. This virtual workshop is a part of our Ag Day 2022 series.

Dr. Nartea will share fresh tips and practices that will excite your customers during the 2022 Farmers Market season.

During this virtual workshop participants will:

  • Increase their knowledge of effective, attractive and safe product display at a farmers market
  • Increase awareness of consumer preferences in purchasing direct to consumer
  • Increase confidence in creating a farmers market display that enhances product value to the end consumer

Who should attend: Owners of Small Business who are Producers, Growers who are exploring being a vendor at Farmers Market(s), and Current Farmers Market Vendors

Date: Tuesday, March 22

Time: 3:30 – 4:30 PM

Speaker: Dr. Theresa Nartea, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist-Marketing & Agribusiness

A confirmation email with the Zoom login information will be sent after registration

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Join us on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 as we celebrate Ag Day 2022 for a virtual workshop, with guest presenter French Price, Value Chain Coordinator with Virginia Cooperative Extension. French will share an explanation of the local food value chain and how transparency, trust and relationship building can help your business capture greater profits in the local foods market.

If you are wanting to understand your business’ role in the food system, consider attending: “Facilitating Value Chain Connections: Managing Near Term Demands for Long Term Gains”

During this virtual workshop you’ll increase your:

  • Knowledge of food value chains and community food systems
  • Awareness of ways to add value to their products and services
  • Confidence in differentiating their product through storytelling

Who should attend: Owners of Small Business who are Producers, Growers, Farmers Market Managers and Vendors, Manufacturers, Retailers in the Agriculture Industry

Presenter: French Price, Value Chain Coordinator with Virginia Cooperative Extension

Date: Tuesday, March 22

Time: 5:00 – 6:00 PM

Pre-Registration is required and a Zoom link will be included in your confirmation communication.

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Details

Date:
March 22
Time:
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Organizer

Roanoke Regional SBDC
Phone:
(540) 632-1174
Email:
hello@roanokesmallbusiness.org
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