New Grower Study Circle: Southern Allegheny Hub
Date and Location
When (Date/Time)April 19, 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.
There is no charge for this program. Walk-ins are welcome, but preregistration is suggested.
What to Bring
- Your questions on cooperative marketing
- A pot luck dish to share with the group
Key discussion points will include:
- How do I join a coop?
- Successes and challenges of marketing through a wholesale coop
This study circle will include an informal discussion over a potluck meal, and will be led by grower Scott Farabaugh. Scott is the owner/operator of Blue Goose Farms. Scott has been producing vegetables for over 15 years, and began operating a CSA on his farm since 2008. Blue Goose Farms is a member of the Penn’s Corner Farm Alliance, a farmer owned cooperative of over 30 growers based in Southwest Pennsylvania.