Market Ready Training — July 19, 2012

Mississippi Market Ready™ Training

July 19, Coastal Research and Extension Center Biloxi, MS  9 AM—3 PM

Interested in what restaurant chefs and retail managers are looking for in purchasing local produce? In one day, you will receive information about current food policy legislation, how to build relationships and communicate with managers and chefs, proper packaging and labeling to sell, marketing strategies, different pricing structures, and much more to help you get started or build your current operation.

Market Ready™ is a program developed specifically for producers who would like to begin selling to restaurants, retailers, or institutions. Market Ready™ training is also beneficial to those who already sell to a few local restaurants and retailers and would like to increase this area of their business. See attachment for more details and registration form. For more information contact:

McKenzie Crabtree at mlc393@msstate.edu or (256) 206-0492 or  Dr. Kim Morgan at morgan@agecon.msstate.edu or (662) 325-0413

 

Tremendous opportunity here learning about the most critical part of growing fruit crops — where and how to sell them!  One should know the market before even putting a plant in the ground, so attend this important training if you can.  See the registration form here:Biloxi MarketReady Flyer