Agricultural Producer Gathering in Hardwick, VT
Monday, May 6, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT)
Growing to Scale
Panel and discussion at the Center for an Agricultural Economy, home of the Vermont Food Venture Center
Liz Gleason, Vermont Farm Viability Program
Sarah Isham, Vermont Agricultural Credit Corporation
Richard Wiswall, Cate Farm
Annie Rowell, Vermont Food Venture Center
Are you a produce grower looking for new markets or are otherwise interested in scaling up your operation? Have you heard about the Vermont Food Venture Center but want to learn more about its role in increasing your access to new markets?
Come to the Center for an Agricultural Economy, home of the Vermont Food Venture Center in Hardwick, VT to discuss these questions with our four panelists and other Vermont growers.
The Vermont Food Venture Center, is a multi-use commercial kitchen facility for specialty food products and also offers minimal processing services for fresh cut and frozen fruit and vegetable markets. The VFVC processing facility introduces a new scale of food processing to Vermont, with capacity to process, aggregate, co-pack, and store large quantities of fresh cut and frozen products.
Come with questions and ideas surrounding how this model could work with your farm business.
May 6, 2013 at 6:00PM
Vermont Food Venture Center
140 Junction Road, Hardwick, VT 05843
When & Where
Center for an Agricultural Economy, home of the Vermont Food Venture Center
The Center for an Agricultural Economy (CAE), located in Hardwick, Vermont, is dedicated to building a regenerative, locally based, healthy food system by engaging the greater Hardwick community through collaboration opportunities, educational outreach and providing infrastructure.
We operate the Vermont Food Venture Center, a multi-use processing facility in Hardwick, VT that provides equipment, technical and business support for specialty food and minimal processing as well as co-packing services.