Friday, March 23, 2012

Wholesale Success Workshop for Fruit and Vegetable Growers

Wholesale Success Workshop for Fruit and Vegetable Growers, Food Safety Training, and Farmer/Wholesale Buyer Panel!

The workshop will feature a presentation on Wholesale Success: a Farmer’s Guide to Selling, Postharvest Handling and Packing Produce.

Participating producers will receive a free copy of the Wholesale Success Manual (a $50 value): Developed by this 256 page four-color publication is a leading source of information to help farmers scale up and sell into wholesale channels. The evening will conclude with a Farmer/Wholesale Buyer Panel.

Learn about:
• Post harvest handling
• Food safety needs of wholesale buyers
• Packing and grading
• Maintaining the cold chain

Meet wholesale buyers and start building relationships

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
1:30-5:30 pm – Selling into Wholesale Markets Workshop
5:30-6:15 pm – Dinner (provided)
6:15-7:30 pm – Farmer/Wholesale Buyer Panel

Where: Warren County Extension Center
107 W Walton, Warrenton MO 63640
RSVP: by April 12th
Cost: $15/person. Make checks payable to University of Missouri

Presented by: University of Missouri Extension and

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