Scaling-Up Workshop for Southeast Colorado Producers

Location

Excelsior Food Hub
1516 Asbury Lane
81025 Pueblo , CO
United States
Phone: 719-239-0955 This
38° 13' 26.0832" N, 104° 17' 48.606" W
Colorado US
Category: 
Event Date: 
Apr 1 2017 - 9:00am
Contact: 
Guidestone Colorado
Email: 
info@guidestonecolorado.org
Course Description: Rocky Mountain Farmers Union in partnership with Arkansas Valley Organic Growers, Colorado Tourism Office and Guidestone is offering a Scaling-Up Workshop for beginning and existing fruit, vegetable, and field crop producers who are selling or considering selling to wholesale accounts such as food hubs, grocery chains and institutions. Topics will include an orientation to new federal food safety standards, elements of successful wholesale market entry, selling opportunities and an expert producer panel.   Schedule and Registration: 9:00am Welcome/ Introductions 9:30am Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Orientation 10:45am Producer Opportunities 11:15am Wholesale Success 12:15pm Lunch 1:00pm Wholesale Success -cont- 2:00pm Producer Panel 4:00pm Adjourn   Pre-Registration Required course fees are covered through support from BFRD Grant Visit www.GuidestoneColorado.org