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2:00 pm

Small Fruit Production Workshop for Direct Market

February 14 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Waightstill Avery Farm, 615 Avery Lane
Plumtree, NC 28644 United States

The workshop is aimed at training new growers to considering establishing a direct market channel for growing small fruit on the farm such as a “pick-your-own” operation, on farm sales as well as other direct market channels such as the tailgate market. The group will discuss blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries for the region. Specific topics […]

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6:00 pm

The Business of Agritourism Part I

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Madison County Cooperative Extension, 258 Carolina Lane
Marshall, NC 28753 United States

Topic: Business Basics Learn the importance of agritourism so you can develop: a one paragraph concept; a 2-3 sentence elevator speech; and a mission statement. Participants will also determine who their customer segment is, as well as assess their competition. The A-B Tech Small Business Center (SBC) is collaborating with the Madison County Cooperative Extension […]

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