Are you a farmer curious about potentially diversifying into on-farm food service such as farm-to-table dinners or a pizza farm? While public enthusiasm for culinary agritourism is increasing, the logistics and licensing of such an operation can be challenging daunting and expensive. Come and Get It: What You Need to Know to Serve Food on Your Farm, supports farmers exploring such potential ventures with information, training and support. Register below!
Each session showcases a successful story of how farms can diversify into food ventures, including:
-Detailed “behind the scenes” farm and pizza operation tour
-Informational sessions on business start-up, licensing and marketing
-Plenty of Q&A time
-Cross-pollination opportunity with other farmers interested in similar ventures
Cost is $35; $15 for an additional person from the same business. Pre-registration required. Registration includes a printed copy of the “Come & Get It” manual, lunch and hands-on instruction.
On-Farm Foodservice Field Day
Monday, August 13th, 2018 - 10 am to 2 pm
Squash Blossom Farm
Host farmers: Susan Waughtal & Roger Nelson
Oronoco, Minnesota (1 hour southeast of Minneapolis)
Type of operation: Weekly wood-fired pizzas on Sunday afternoons along with baked goods and catered events. Live music and other on-farm events throughout the season with food components.
7499 60th Ave NW
Oronoco, MN 55960
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