All in person workshops around the state have been postponed until the further notice. Please look for our virtual workshops and webinars starting in April.  

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Please register in advance for this webinar:
https://virginiatech.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3-GWWNmuSsu0Ups_JSUhIQ

In response to COVID-19, many businesses are taking measures to offer their products to customers in new ways, such as online sales. There are various models and platforms for e-commerce with different features and different costs that can be daunting to navigate.

Virginia Cooperative Extension and VDACS will be hosting a Market Ready: Farm to eCommerce Webinar on Wednesday, April 1st from 1:00-2:30 to cover the basics of e-commerce for farmers and farmers markets. Topics will include pricing, managing risk, popular platforms, and best practices. Featured speakers will include:

  • VT Ag Marketing Specialist, Dr. Kim Morgan
  • VDACS Marketing Specialist, Caitlin Miller
  • VCE Value Chain Coordinator, French Price
  • Several Virginia farms and market managers

This webinar will also include information about the Virginia MarketMaker portal. Participants must register in advance.

Please register in advance for this webinar:
https://virginiatech.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3-GWWNmuSsu0Ups_JSUhIQ

If you have any questions about this webinar or other issues pertaining to disrupted market channels due to COVID-19, please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Thanks,

French

E. French Price

Value Chain Coordinator

Virginia Cooperative Extension

2322 Blue Stone Hills Dr., Suite 140

Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Email: frenchprice@vt.edu

Phone: 540-232-6013