Farmer and Food Producer Workshops –

Event Details:
When: March 1, 2019 3:00 am – March 29, 2019 8:00 am
Location: Lebanon Co-op, 12 Centerra Parkway, Lebanon, NH

Cost To Attend:
Nonmembers –
VBSR Members –

Registration is open

Announcing a new workshop series focused on high-priority issues facing local farmers and food producers. This low-cost series of workshops offer you important insights to help you grow and/or produce safer food. Whether you raise crops or make food-based products, take a look at the experts we have coming to speak. All proceeds from your $5 registration fee will go to 4-H Clubs in Vermont and New Hampshire. The processing fee charged by Eventbrite is retained by that company.

Details and online registration:

This series is provided by the Hanover Co-op Food Stores as a community service to the many businesses that are critical to our New England food-shed and economy.

Each session is just $5. Attend as many as you’d like.

Space is limited to 15 participants per session, so register today

Jump start your understanding of food safety regulations and learn where problems lurk. Hear about ways to improve your hiring practices and get control of “wage and hour” issues. Connect with agriculture field representatives from Vermont and New Hampshire departments of agriculture. Make your production kitchen safer and paperwork easier to tackle. Talk to distributors about what’s involved with having them drive your goods to market. Know what Hanover Co-op buyers are looking for when considering new products. Get the most out of vending at farmers markets this summer. There is all this and more.

Learn from food system experts and retail pros on topics most important to you.

All morning sessions run 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Afternoon sessions run from 12:30 to 2:00 (afternoon session on 3/29 runs 12:30 – 3:30).