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Farm-direct-marketing workshop on boosting profitability

Registration deadline of March 4!

Reading Time: < 1 minute An upcoming Explore Local workshop looks at marketing and pricing for profit. “This workshop looks at how you can use low cost, simple pricing, marketing and display tools to maximize sales and ramp up your business potential,” said Eileen Kotowich, farmers’ market specialist with Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. The workshop will feature Jenny Berkenbosch, […] Read more

Getting on the menu

Reading Time: < 1 minute Getting Into Local Restaurants takes place Feb. 9 at the Agri-Food Business Centre in Leduc. “You will meet two chefs and the local producers who supply them, discover what chefs look for in a local food product, explore techniques for getting in the restaurant door and establishing a strong business relationship, and learn about plate […] Read more