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2 day Baskets to Pallets Course: Cooperstown, NY

2 day Baskets to Pallets Course: Cooperstown, NY

Your Price: $35.00
Space available
Part Number:B2P
  • Event Description:January 24th and January 31st, Cooperstown, NY

The course will take place on Tuesday, January 24th and Tuesday, January 31st from 10:00am – 4:00pm at Templeton Hall in historic Cooperstown, NY.  The ‘Baskets to Pallets’ course is designed for farmers of all enterprises and will cover building relationships with buyers, customer management and record keeping, pricing, grading and packaging, uniformity and consistency, and food safety, among many other topics!  This fun course includes plenty of hands-on activities and opportunities for peer learning and small group discussion.  The course includes one break-out session for livestock and produce farmers. 

The course fee includes breakfast refreshments and a delicious locally sourced lunch each day.  Lodging has been reserved at the Inn at Cooperstown (one block from Templeton Hall) at a discounted rate of $105.00 plus tax per room.  To take advantage of this special rate, reserve your room by December 23rd

Farmers that complete the two day course will be invited to meet wholesale buyers at a Farmer-Buyer Mixer at Brown’s Brewery in Troy, New York on March 6th from 3:00pm – 5:00pm.  The Mixer will provide a structured space for farmers to begin making new business connections and sales opportunities.  The Mixer is free and complementary appetizers will be provided. 

Space is limited to 40 participants and early registration is encouraged.  Visit  http://smallfarms.cornell.edu/projects/wholesale for a detailed description of course topics and instructors.