Connecting gardens, groups and growers to create a more resilient food future in Darebin

Marketing your produce – panel & discussion, Sat 9 October

Join Farmer Incubator for an introduction to food marketing for small scale producers. Through conversations and your questions with farmers, buyers and facilitators who work in the industry, this event will be an exploration the many ways to sell your produce.

You will hear from an accredited farmers market manager, a small scale mushroom farmer who sells via a diversity of sales channels, you will find out what organic food retailers look for from farmers as well as how the restaurants market can work for the producer and the chef.

This is a unique opportunity to learn how to find the right market for your new farming enterprise. If you are a farmer or interested in starting your own food business but don’t know where to start with getting your produce to market, this workshop is for you.

Panelists include:
-Henry and Joe (restaurant owner and Head Chef from Bar Romantica)
-Julian Fang (Alphington FM Manager, Melbourne Farmers Market)
-Steve Skopillanos (organic retailer Ladybird Organics)
-Buttons (organic mushroom farmer of The Mushroomery, based at the Alphington Food Hub)

Facilitated by Darebin-based permaculturist, herbalist and educator, Taj Scicluna

Date and time: Saturday 9 October 2021, 11am-1pm
Format: Online, register here


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