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Plan for Marketing Your Organic Products
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Plan for Marketing Your Organic Products, by Susan Smalley, Michigan State University: October 25, 2011 at 2 PM Eastern Time. PHONE 517-402-1057.
Overview: Growing great food is only half the battle to achieve farming success. You also have to be an effective marketer. As the 2011 growing season winds down for many farmers, the cooler months provide a great opportunity to plan and prepare for next year’s marketing efforts. This webinar is designed to help small to mid-scale farmers who market directly develop a useful and cost-effective marketing plan.
A bit about Susan:
Susan Smalley is an original incorporator of Michigan Food and Farming Systems (MIFFS), a Michigan not-for-profit corporation and a founder of the Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA). She recently retired from Michigan State University, where her various roles ranged from Extension agent to Director of the C.S. Mott Group for Sustainable Food Systems. Much of her MSU work focused on direct marketing food locally and regionally from small and mid-sized farms. Since her MSU retirement, she works as a consultant on food and farming projects.
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