Annual Meeting and Conference March 2 -3, 2018 Montrose, CO
See Links below for program Highlights :
Cottage Food Safety Training –Ann Duncan, CSU Extension Tri River email: Ann.Duncan@colostate.edu Click this link for up to date info from Colorado Farm to Food Table .
Farmacy Rx Program: Learn about the advantages of a Vegetable Farmacy Program and Farmers Market Presented by Abbie Brewer of Valley Food Partnership (VFP)LFRx-PresentationforColoradoFarmersMarket_3.3.2018
Market Bootcamp for Vendors and Market Managers: Discover new ideas to AMP up your Market’s vendor displays and improve sales! Market Displays 3.3.18
Presentation_ Grow Your Market’s Social Media Presence –Marketing and Social Media are essential in building your Farmers Market attendance and improving visibility and sales….learn some basic skills from InSync Media !
Colorado’s new regulations for small-scale Poultry Producers Check out the Egg rule-including demonstration on egg candling and grading
LINKS to PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS From 2017 Meeting in Longmont, CO :
The State of US Farmers Markets and Implications for Colorado and AMS Farmers Market Manager Training: Knowing Your Markets –
Carlos Coleman, USDA Ag Marketing Service (AMS). Please check back for these PPT links. He encouraged everyone to register at the USDA – Local Food Directory
Understanding and Managing Liability in Farmers Markets – Kathie Riley, PC
Marketing Your Farmers Market on a Budget – Lois Harvie (Montrose Farmers Market)
ManageMyMarket – Stuart Milstead (Director of Marketing & Sales)
Food Safety and Cottage Food Training – Sheila Gains (CSU Extension, Arapahoe County, 303-730-1920, SGains@arapahoegov.com) and Anne Zander (CSU Extension, Boulder County, 303-678-6238, firstname.lastname@example.org) plus Produce Safety Card – download this info card for duplication and distribution to vendors, or contact Sheila above to request copies.
Building Community Partnerships – Erika Moats (Boulder County FM)
Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB): New Market Training and Returning Market Training in Year 2 – Wendy Moschetti & Amy Nelms (LiveWell CO). Plus a-must-see: 4-minute video on Double Up Food Bucks Colorado and a good summary from 2016: DUFB Highlights from Year 1.