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Baskets to Pallets Training (Rochester, NY)

  • Thursday, March 14, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Friday, February 15, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Seeking new markets? Start selling to Food Hubs, Groceries, Schools and Cooperatives!


Baskets to Pallets Training Comes to Rochester, NY on March 14th-15th

Are you looking to diversify sales beyond the farmers market, CSA and farm stand? Food hubs, grocery stores, schools and cooperatives are looking for your products to meet growing consumer demand for locally produced food. Yet, doing successful business with wholesale buyers requires planning and preparation.

Ensure your success by joining us for 'Baskets to Pallets', a comprehensive two-day introduction to selling wholesale.

March 14th and March 15th

10:00am - 4:00pm

Irondequoit Conference Center in Rochester NY

The 'Baskets to Pallets' course is designed for farmers of all enterprises and will cover building relationships with buyers, customer management and record keeping, pricing, grading and packaging, uniformity and consistency, and food safety, among many other topics! This interactive course includes plenty of hands-on activities and opportunities for peer learning and small group discussion.

For the first time, Day 2 of the course will offer a second track of break-out sessions so you can choose which topics are most suitable for your business needs.

The cost of the course is $35.00 for the entire Training! Bring a second representative from the farm for FREE! Includes locally sourced breakfast refreshments and a hearty hot lunch each day.

NYS Military Veterans are eligible for up to $200 reimbursement for this event to cover registration & travel expenses. Contact Dean Koyanagi at (607) 255-9911 for details.

Space is limited to 40 participants. This course always fills up, so early registration is encouraged.

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Questions? Contact Violet Stone at 607-255-9227 or vws7@cornell.edu

Fee

$35.00