The Sedgwick County Extension center is hosting a workshop for Farmers Market vendors intended to help them learn new skills, improve production and marketing methods, and meet the increasing demand for locally grown produce.
The workshop will be held Saturday, February 4. Early registration saves you $5. Cost of registration is $20 by January 27, and $25 from Jan. 27 to February 2, which is the registration deadline.
Workshop topics this year will include beginning high tunnels, morel mushroom identification certification, Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program training, pollinators & insect management, growing mushrooms and uncommon fruits, and more. Keynote speaker will be Tom Buller of Buller Family Farms and the Kansas Rural Center, speaking on “Building Healthy Systems for Profitability.”
For more information and to register, visit the Sedgwick County Extension website or call (316) 660-0100.
Date: February 4, 2017
Time: 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Sedgwick County Extension 4-H Hall, 7001 W. 21st Street North in Wichita
Cost: $20 before January 27; $25 if you register Jan. 28-Feb. 2