WORKSHOP: Expanding Direct to Consumer Sales through Online Sales, CSA, and more, Butte County

Boxes of produce at a wholesale market

Event Date

Location
Lodestar Farms, 3719 Foothill Blvd., Oroville, CA 95966

The UC Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (UC SAREP), UC Cooperative Extension Butte County, Sierra Oro Farm Trail, and Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) invite area farmers and ranchers to participate in a workshop focused on expanding sales through direct to consumer outlets such as online sales, CSA, on-farm pickup, and farm-direct delivery.

The workshop will include  a roundtable discussion featuring area businesses Lodestar Farms, Sohnrey Family Farms, and Steps Marketing, who will share their experiences in direct to consumer sales and marketing, followed by a Q & A, and a tour of Lodestar Farms.

Participants will gain insights and tangible tips about outlets for direct to consumer sales, how to start, and what considerations to make when deciding what is best for your business. 

The 3-hour workshop will be held in person outside. Refreshments will be provided.

When: Thursday, January 27, 2022, 9:00am-12:00pm

Where: Lodestar Farms, 3719 Foothill Blvd., Oroville, CA 95966

For more information:
Rachael Callahan, UC SAREP, rmcallahan@ucanr.edu

Please register HERE