Biodynamic Cooperative Farm Workshop


Event:  Biodynamic Cooperative Farm Workshop

Purpose:  Explore the growing demand for Biodynamic produce and strategies to take advantage of this demand through cooperative business models

When: Monday, January 27, 2014, 1 pm to 5 pm

Where: Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Extension Center, 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759

Agenda:
How the changing food regulations are creating a new market opportunity
Latest on new demand for Biodynamic produce (Whole Foods, Amy’s Kitchen, etc)
Examples of farmer cooperatives
A workshop on how to form a farmer cooperative
Coordinate next steps for interested farmers for meeting in last week of February

Sponsors:  NC Alternative Crops & Organics Program, Jeanine Davis, NC State University
Demeter USA
Ownership Appalachia

Cost: Free, but please reserve a space by emailing choate@ownershipappalachia.coop

Contact For more information: Erin Agostinelli, erin@demeter-usa.org
 
Day of event/ bad weather plans: Thomas Choate, 512-296-0634

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