UCCE Sonoma County
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UCCE Sonoma County

Farmer-Buyer Mixer

Date: February 6, 2018

Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Contact: Julia Van Soelen Kim, jvansoelen@ucanr.edu

Sponsor: Grown in Marin

Location: Sebastopol Grange

Event Details

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Are you a beginning or small- to mid-scale farmer in the North Bay? This three-event series will introduce you to produce buyers around the region and offer strategies to successfully build new sales relationships with local grocers, food hubs, food processors and more! Whether you take part in one event or all three, get a head start on next season by establishing new relationships directly with buyers who care about sourcing locally and prepare for next season's plantings based on local market needs.

Farmer-Buyer MIXER on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 ~ 3:00-6:00pm.  
Sebastopol Grange, 6000 Sebastopol Ave, Sebastopol, CA.

At this "speed dating" mixer, farmers and buyers will have the opportunity to meet a variety of potential partners, learn about each other's businesses, and form new business connections at an informal and fun event hosted in conjunction with CAFF and the Farmers Guild. Food and drinks provided. Mixer from 3:00-5:00 PM and networking happy hour from 5:00-6:00 PM.

**NOTE: This workshop is part of a 3-event series. The Tour to Meet Buyers happened on Monday, December 4, 2017, and the Expanding Market Channels Workshop happened on Thursday, January 18, 2018**

REGISTER ONLINE NOW!

Contact Julia Van Soelen Kim with questions, at jvansoelen@ucanr.edu or (415) 473-2708.  
  

**This series is organized by UC SAREP, UC Cooperative Extension, and Community Alliance for Family Farmers/The Farmers Guild,
and with generous support from CoBank and the Farm Credit Alliance**

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