Beyond the Tailgate Market

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Beyond the Tailgate Market is a training for farmers interested in new retail markets. The training will be held at the Mountain Horticulture Crops Research & Extension Center, 455 Research Drive, Mills River, on March 12 from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Topics include food safety,  GAPS, Audits, Certification,  post harvest handling, grades & standards at retail markets, pricing & building relationships as buyers,  selling to grocery stores,  food hubs, and distributors. Registration of $20 must be submitted by March 7. Registration includes workbook, lunch, and refreshments. Make check payable to NCCES and mail to Henderson County Extension Center,  100 Jackson Park Road, Hendersonville,  NC 28792. Contact sue_colucci@ncsu.edu with questions. 828.697.4891