Learn How To Sell At A Farmersí Market
Date: March 28
Time: 3:00-5:00 pm
Location: Farm Bureau office
1670 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA 92027 (map)
- Structure of farmers’ markets
- How to get certified
- Getting into a market
- Sales hints
- Health Department regulations
This class, hosted by the San Diego County Farm Bureau, is for any producer interested in learning how to sell at a California Certified Farmers’ Market. Get comprehensive information on the rules and history of California Certified Farmers’ Markets from San Diego County Farm Bureau staff. Also, an inspector from the County Dept. of Agriculture, Weights and Measures office will give a presentation on inspection and certification procedures.
There are 50 Certified Farmers’ Markets in San Diego County. At these events, participating growers get the full value of each dollar for their product. On Thursday, March 28, Farm Bureau is hosting a class – free for FB members – to give you all the information on how to start selling at certified farmers’ markets. Attendees will hear everything from ag and health dept. regulations to tips on staying comfortable during the market. If you’ve ever considered selling at a farmers’ market, do yourself a favor and come to this informational class. Inspectors from both the ag dept. and health dept. will attend to answer any and all questions.
Cost: $20 for non-members/Free for Farm Bureau members
For information about how to become Certified by the State to sell your produce at a Farmer's Market call the County of San Diego Department of Agriculture Weights & Measures.
San Marcos Office: 760-752-4700
San Diego Office: 858-694-2778