Free Workshop in Barrie for Farmers to Processors
September 15, 5-8 pm
If you are thinking about adding Processed Food as another enterprise to your farm or restaurant business, Georgian College will once again be offering a Free Workshop on September 15th in Barrie and on the 26th in Collingwood. After this introduction there will be two-day classes on November 5 and 6 in Orangeville; and then repeated on the 11th and 19th in Owen Sound. Following these will be a 12- session course next spring. Growing Forward cost-share grants for planning and equipment could be available.
Transition Smart in Orangeville – Farmers to Processors Workshop
November 5 & 6, All Day
Orangeville Campus – 22 Centennial Rd., Orangeville, Ontario, L9W 1P8
Thinking about taking your farming to the next level and processing on-farm?
Join the Transition Smart – Farmers to Processors workshop November 5 and 6, 2016 at the Orangeville Campus.
This workshop was developed through the strategic partnership between AMI and Georgian College. The focus is connecting farmers with the tools to become processors. Covering everything from operational planning, marketing, product development to pricing, distribution and sales. The workshop will focus on practical preparation tools that can be immediately implemented and identifying feasible value-added opportunities for your farming business.
Register now as space is limited! The workshop is $129 plus HST. Visit GeorgianCollege.ca/Farmers or call 705.728.1968 ext. 1605.