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Farmer’s Markets Webinar

February 15th, 2017, 1 pm – 2 pm

What makes a farmers’ market successful? And what does success look like? Attracting customers and vendors is a key to managing a successful farmers’ market. Join us to learn best marketing practices for not only attracting customers but quality vendors as well. You will learn practical tips and strategies you can implement at your farmers’ market.

 

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PRESENTER BIO

Christie Welch serves as the Direct Agricultural Marketing Specialist for OSU Extension where she leads a team to provide information and education on all aspects of marketing to Ohio’s farmers and producers. Programs include MarketReady™, DeviceReady, Meet the Buyers, and best marketing practices. Ms. Welch has a strong interest in the economic development of rural Ohio and is especially interested in family farms and agribusinesses within this region.

She and her husband are the third generation on their diversified family farm. They currently produce plasticulture strawberries which they direct market through pick-your-own and retail sales on the farm. They have been actively involved in the Chillicothe Farmers’ Market where she served on the board for 8 years.

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