Eighth Biennial Harvest New England Agricultural Marketing Conference & Trade Show'.
February 24-25: There is Still Time to Register!
Extra Two Day Seminar for Market Managers Set for February 22 -23
Although we’ll miss seeing you in person, the virtual conference is set for two half days on February 24 and 25 and will be offered at no cost to attendees. Reserve your spot at the conference at www.harvestnewengland.org. Speakers include farmers from across the region.
Kicking off the educational workshops on Wednesday, February 24 at 8:45 am is best-selling author and seventh generation farmer, Forrest Pritchard from Berryville, Virginia. His presentation, entitled Lessons from 2020, Opportunities for 2021, will examine what the past year taught us about business operation, marketing, and personal growth, and how farmers can use these lessons to make positive changes for 2021 and beyond. Additional workshops will feature topics on product and market diversification and marketing. Information about all of the workshops, schedule and speakers, can be found at www.harvestnewengland.org.
The on-line trade show features products and services for agricultural businesses. Visit our trade show vendors here.
Harvest New England is also hosting a New England Farmers’ Market Managers Seminar to be held on February 22 and 23. Topics include market challenges and successes of 2020, creating effective community partnerships, conflict resolution, creating a welcoming and inclusive environment, SNAP program participation.
Harvest New England (HNE) is a cooperative marketing program created by New England’s state departments of agriculture in 1992. It has sponsored this regional conference since 2007. For more information, go to www.harvestnewengland.org.