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Selling Local Foods

Thursday, July 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm • Organized By Small Business & Technology Development Center - Jackson County Extension
M.U. Extension Conference Room, Blue Springs, MO 64014


Learn the best practices for growing your business by selling locally. Take advantage of the buying-local trend.


a. Plan for Success - put the pieces together into an actionable plan

b. Know thy customers and numbers - provide great service, keep good records and understand your financials

c. Handle with care - harvest/distribute your goods effectively and safely


d. Use media wisely and make the sale - raise awareness and learn the advantages and disadvantages of selling your product through these marketing channels:

- Agritourism

- Produce auctions

- Farmers markets

- Restaurants

- Grocery stores

- Wholesale

- Institutions

- Community supported agriculture

*This is a four-part series. Enrollment fee for the series is $79. Enrollment for single sessions is $29.

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1600 NE Coronado Dr.
M.U. Extension Conference Room
Blue Springs, MO 64014
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