Farmers Market Programs Set In Webb City

Farmers Market Programs Set In Webb City

The ins and outs of operating and selling in a farmers market setting presented in two languages.

The Webb City Farmers Market is planning a farmers market workshop February 18 at the Central United Methodist Church in Webb City.

Two simultaneous presentations are slated, with both presented in English. One, however, will be translated into Hmong.

The workshops are free, but reservations must be made by February 17th by calling (417) 483-8139.

Workshop schedules include:

English Language Track
9 am – Food Safety from Farm to Market – Patrick Byers, UM Extension, & Russell Lilly, MO Department of Health
Noon – Lunch – Patrick Byers discusses 2011 challenges & solutions
1 pm – Customer Relations – Lane McConnell, Agri-Comm Services
2 pm – Detecting Counterfeit Money – Shon Bishop, Lincoln U Extension
2:30 pm – Using the Internet & Social Media – Lane McConnell, Agri-Comm Services

Hmong Language Track
9 am – Customer Relations – Lane McConnell, Agri-Comm Services
10 am – Detecting Counterfeit Money – Shon Bishop, Lincoln U Extension
10:30 am – Using the Internet & Social Media – Lane McConnell, Agri-Comm Services
Noon – Lunch – Patrick Byers discusses 2011 challenges & solutions
1 pm – Food Safety from Farm to Market – Patrick Byers, UM Extension, & Russell Lilly, MO Department of Health

The workshops are sponsored by the Webb City Farmers Market with support from the USDA Specialty Crops grant program and Lincoln University and University of Missouri Extension.

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