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 fun course includes plenty of hands-on activities and opportunities for peer learning and small group discussion. The course includes one break-out session for livestock and produce farmers. View the Training Agenda and Meet the Instructors here.
Get Ready to Sell to the Food Hub!
The NNY Food Hub, based out of Jefferson County CCE, is a regional initiative to help local producers expand their production and become more competitive in the marketplace. The hub serves an area that includes Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego, and St. Lawrence counties. The Training includes an end-of-day session to discuss growing opportunities through the food hub.
The Cornell Small Farms Program is currently offering scholarships to veterans and active duty military personnel to attend the Baskets to Pallets Training. The scholarship will cover up to $100 in hotel, mileage and registration fees. Contact Kat McCarthy by email or at 607-255-9911.
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