Calendar of Events


Sep
19
Tue
SC Farm to Institution Summit @ The R2I2 Conference Center
Sep 19 all-day

Save the date for the SC Farm to Institution Summit, held in Columbia, SC.

More details to follow!

 

Nov
6
Mon
WHOLESALE SUCCESS Comprehensive Training for Fruit and Vegetable Crop Farmers in Best Practices for Post-Harvest Handling, Packing and Marketing @ Coastal Research & Education Center
Nov 6 @ 9:00 am – 4:45 pm

Tremendous opportunity for farmers looking to enter the Institutional market through a wholesaler! The goal of the training is to build the capacity of farmers to meet the burgeoning demand for locally/regionally grown fruits and vegetables. Theses training’s will guide participants in developing skills that are key to success in the marketplace, including post-harvest handling, cooling, packing, buyer-seller relationships, contracts, grade standards and more. Workshop includes a Wholesale Success manual, training, and lunch. Offered on November 6th or 9th 2017.

Nov
9
Thu
WHOLESALE SUCCESS Comprehensive Training for Fruit and Vegetable Crop Farmers in Best Practices for Post-Harvest Handling, Packing and Marketing @ Madren Conference Center
Nov 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:45 pm

Tremendous opportunity for farmers looking to enter the Institutional market through a wholesaler! The goal of the training is to build the capacity of farmers to meet the burgeoning demand for locally/regionally grown fruits and vegetables. Theses training’s will guide participants in developing skills that are key to success in the marketplace, including post-harvest handling, cooling, packing, buyer-seller relationships, contracts, grade standards and more. Workshop includes a Wholesale Success manual, training, and lunch. Offered on November 6th or 9th 2017.

Jan
17
Wed
SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo @ Florence Civic Center
Jan 17 @ 9:00 am – Jan 18 @ 3:00 pm

Make plans to attend and learn what’s new in agriculture at the 2018 SC AgriBiz & farm Expo! Farm to Institution will be partnering with Carolina Farm Stewardship Association to host the fruit and vegetable track of the workshops.

News** the event is free this year with separate tickets available for purchase for the SC Taste dinner and the Commissioner’s Breakfast events.