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The Joint Economic Development Initiative (JEDI) presents Getting Into Farmers' Markets
This one-day workshop looks at selling food products at Alberta approved farmers' markets.
Farmers' markets are big business in Alberta with over $900 million in annual sales. Entering this market channel with the right skills can shorten your learning curve and enhance your success.
Content for the Day
Setting the Stage
Discover the size of the opportunity, what to look for in a market and what a market manager expects from a vendor.
Food Safety Best Practices
Find out the importance of having a food safety plan for your business and resources to help you get started.
Learn about product costing and effective pricing strategies.
Regulations- the Basics
Understand the regulations that apply to your business and why they matter.
Discover the specific requirements under the Alberta Food Regulation from a public health inspector.
Experiential Speaker Panel
Experienced vendors will share how they are successful at farmers' markets.
Lunch and refreshments are provided.
More information is available on JEDI's website or call Joan at 780-361-6231.