GREENLAND, N.H. — Growers and farmers looking for new markets often find new ways to grow their businesses by connecting with local chefs and restaurants. But what’s the best way to make that initial cold call? Learn how to make those connections and more at the 2018 NH Direct Marketing Conference on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at noon till 5:30 pm at the Portsmouth Country Club, 80 Country Club Lane, Greenland, NH. This year’s theme is “Farm-to-Table in Your Community.”
Featured Speakers and farmers are Andre Catalmo from Heron Pond Farm in South Hampton and chef David Vargus from Vida Cantina in Portsmouth, NH; andAbby Sadauckas and Jake Galle, from Apple Creek Farm in Bowdoinham, Maine. Topics at this year conference will include: emerging markets, building alliances, social media and internet marketing, public relations, networking and what it takes to grow and feed a community.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the NH Direct Marketing Conference. Vegetable, fruit, livestock, poultry, dairy farmers and growers, chefs, entrepreneurs, market managers, community members and other movers and shakers are invited to attend the conference. The conference fee is $20.00 paid in advance by Nov. 1, includes a light meal. After that date registration is $25.00.
Contact Nada Haddad, UNH Extension food and agriculture field specialist, at email@example.com or 603-679-5616
The conference is co-sponsored by the NH Department of Agriculture, Markets & Food, USDA Risk Management Agency, and UNH Cooperative Extension.
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–University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension
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