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New Hampshire Small Family Farm Conference Set For January

December 19, 2007

The New Hampshire Small Family Farm Conference Capturing Local Markets will take place Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008, with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Sponsored by UNH Cooperative Extension in partnership with the NH Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food, and the NH Risk Management Education Group, the conference is geared towards small family farmers who want to improve direct marketing and merchandising skills.

Attendees can expect to learn how to identify and take advantage of opportunities for enhancing sales in local markets. Lecture topics will include the small farm advantage, opportunities for farmers’ markets, homestead licenses, protecting against market losses, and real life marketing plans.

Time will be allowed for discussion and questions. Anyone interested in learning more about strategies to capture greater sales in local markets is encouraged to attend.

The conference will be held at the Holiday Inn in Concord. For more information, contact Cooperative Extension Specialist Mike Sciabarrasi at 2-3234 or Richard Uncles at 603-271-3685. Registration is required.

Online registration is available at:

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