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Local Food Producer Summer Day Workshop

  • 08/23/2018
  • 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Del Mar Center for Economic Developent

2018 Local Food Producer Summer Day Workshop Series

This set of three sessions is geared toward supporting our small, local food entrepreneurs.

Who should attend: Makers, Bakers and ALL types of GROWers. Market Gardeners, Small Farmers or any grower interested in direct-to-consumer sales will benefit.

Thursday, August 23, 2018; 9:30am-5:30pm
Del Mar Center for Economic Development
3209 S. Staples, Corpus Christi Texas, 78411

Hosted by GROW Local South Texas, The Learning Garden-Tom Graham Park, Corpus Christi Downtown Farmers' Market, and TOFGA.

9:30am: Registration-Coffee

10am-11:45am: Session 1 – Susie Marshall
Food Safety Modernization Act basics - grower exemptions and on-farm food safety plans

11:45-1:30: Lunch Break-Lunch will not be provided
Please let us know if you would like to be included in a lunch reservation we will be making reservations for a nice networking lunch at a local restaurant – Dutch pay – Location TBD

1:45-3:45: Session 2 – Growing Food in South Texas – NCAT Southwest
Soil health and resilience in a changing climate (drought, flood, wind)

4:00-5:30:  Session 3 – Direct To Consumer Marketing – GROW Local South Texas
Point of Sales Booth, Direct to Restaurant and Grocer Product Quality, Digital Media Marketing

Registration: https://growlocalstx.com/product/2018-local-food-producers-conference/

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