Are You Crazy: Retail Farm Market Bus Tour
When: Tue., Jul. 31, 2018 (8:30 AM - Bus Departure)(Bus Retun - 7:30 PM)
Where: Penn State Extension Lehigh County
4184 Dorney Park Rd.
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104
registration deadline: July 23, 2018
Join us for our 22nd Annual Are You Crazy? Retail Farm Market Bus Tour to explore some of the premier farm markets in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Each year this tour brings unexpected learning opportunities and beneficial networking connections to its participants. We look forward to a full, well-rounded day of interactive education and networking!
Who Should Attend?
This tour is for retail farm market professionals and is held at the height of the season to enable participants to learn from their regional farm market peers during their best and most robust season.
To Be Covered
We have something for everyone -- seasonal, year-round, produce, food, tourism, value-added, pick-your-own, entertainment, and educational farm direct-to-consumer marketing at its finest! Not to mention the “classroom-on-wheels” as we travel between markets with opportunities to network and learn from each other.
Markets to be Visited
- Manoff Market Gardens, New Hope, PA
- Terhune Orchards, Princeton, NJ
- Dreyer Farms, Cranford, NJ
- Wightman Farms, Morristown, NJ
Hosts share marketing strategies that have helped make their agri-tourism businesses successful, including information on:
- Seasonal and year-round produce
- Value-added entertainment
- Educational farm businesses
08:30 am Are You Crazy: Retail Farm Market Bus Tour Markets to be Visited
Bus departs from Penn State Extension Lehigh County promptly at 8:30 AM and will return by 7:30 PM.
Kathy Kelley, Ph.D., Dana Ollendyke
Brenda Brown Williams