Attend this networking event to connect with other Delmarva farmers, discuss cooperative sales strategies, and learn to sell to chefs! Join us at Blades Orchard, 4822 Preston Rd., Federalsburg, MD 21632.
Organized in partnership with the Delmarva Farmer’s Union (DFU) and sponsored by the Historic Lewes Farmers Market and Blades Orchards. Featured speakers include Bill Clifton of Henlopen City Oyster House and Peggy Fogarty of Keystone Development Center.
Part 1: FREE and open to the public
—12:00: DFU and Future Harvest CASA membership report
Part 2: Registration required
—12:30: Starting a Farmers’ Cooperative: Learn strategies from Keystone Development Center specialist Peggy Fogarty and network with interested Delmarva farmers.
—1:15: Potluck lunch, local cheese and hard cider provided by Blades Orchards!
—2:00: Selling to Farm-to-Table Restaurants: Tips from Bill Clifton of Henlopen City Oyster House and farmer Lisa Garfield.
Questions? Please contact Niamh Shortt at firstname.lastname@example.org