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Young Grower Study Circle: Marketing

Penn State Extension is continuing its series of study circles for new and establishing growers. This circle will focus on marketing your farm products.

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February 23, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Study circles allow you to learn from experienced farmers and experts, and compare notes with your peers. The meetings are free for farmers and open to all interested persons.

Registration

Registration is required by February 23rd. Dinner will be provided!

Discussion Topics

  • Earning and retaining customers
  • Developing a brand that best represents your farm

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Our guest speaker, Ben Wenk, is a seventh generation grower in Northern Adams County. A 2006 Penn State Agroecology graduate, Ben manages his farm’s market efforts in Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington DC. He also grows the small fruit and vegetables to supply these markets, and has recently released a line of hard cider to even further diversify his farm’s offerings. Through his retail marketing, Ben has also picked up wholesale opportunities, and is a strong supporter of the “buy local” movement.

Registration

Registration for this event is closed.

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717-334-6271