Moore County Cooperative Extension presents a CSA workshop for Growers
Featuring results from the Sustainable Sandhills Local Food Consumer Survey.
CSA's: Community Supported Agriculture
Where: Moore County Agriculture Center, PO Box 1149 707 Pinehurst Avenue, Carthage, NC 28327
When: Tuesday, January 5, 12 Noon-3 p.m.
What: Market your fruits and vegetables by pre-sold subscription. Learn from growers who have done it. Schedule planting for continuous harvest, and receive software to help you plan. Hear from a cooperative of growers selling shares for the coming season. Sustainable Sandhills has conducted a consumer survey of residents across the region and the results will be presented at the workshop. These results will include valuable information for the grower including buying preferences, what consumers are willing to pay and a contact list of interested buyers.
Cost: $10 (Please make checks payable to Coop. Ext. Advisory Council)
Speakers: John Parsons, Sustainable Sandhills; Judy Lessler, Harland Creek Farm; Paige Burns, Richmond County Extension; Jan Leitschuh, Sandhills Farm to Table; and Taylor Williams, Moore County Extension.
Pre-registration is required by December 31. A light meal, will be served. $10 fee to cover meal and materials (Notebook & CD).
RSVP: Please call the Moore County Cooperative Extension office to register, get directions, or for more information at 910.947-3188