Farmer Happenings


MONDAY November 12th Clayton 11 AM: Food Hub; Have you ever wanted to preserve and sell produce that is NOT COVERED under Cottage Food License? Many items like syrups, pickles, and salsas need to be prepared in a commercial kitchen and labeled properly to be sold at farmers markets. This tour of the only rentable shared kitchen and Quick Freeze equipment I know of in the region will hopefully guide folks in the right direction for selling prepared/processed local foods. If you do have experience with label, co-packers, and shared kitchens, please come to share your experiences. 46 Plaza Way, Clayton, GA 30525 See on map | Add to google calendar

WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY Nov. 28-29 - Helen, GA: Small Farm Conference at Unicoi State Park; The goal of the conference is to educate farmers with small-scale operations on ways to improve their operations and make them run more efficiently. The two-day conference will feature general sessions that will cover major agricultural topics, as well as breakout sessions that will cover unique topics of interest to small farming operations. Registration for the conference is $220 per person; however, through sponsorship from the Chestatee-Chattahoochee RC&D, the first 120 people to reserve a spot will receive a fully-paid scholarship for the event. Registration must be received by Nov. 21, 2018. 1788 Highway 356 Helen, GA 30545 see details and contact

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