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There is more to growing local food than planting a few seeds! To have a thriving local food business it is still necessary to have modern business and marketing skills to compete in the marketplace. The Local Food Producer Entrepreneurship Workshop is designed to help aspiring and existing local food producers gain those skills.
The workshop will be held Friday, February 8, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in 4-H Hall at the Sedgwick County Extension Education Center at 21st and Ridge in Wichita. Cost of registration is $15 by February 1st and $20 after that. The registration deadline is Wednesday, February 6th. Register online at http://sedgwick.ksu.edu or by calling 316-660-0100.
The workshop topics include business financing, social media, diverse marketing channels, and more. The Keynote speakers will be Chris & Christi Janssen from C & C High Tunnel Farms. They will be speaking about their experiences using diverse marketing channels to grow their farm business.