Farmers market workshops offered for Tennessee farmers

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SPRING HILL, Tenn. (AP) – Farmers interesting in selling products at farmers markets will have a chance to learn more about marketing at workshops in Tennessee this winter.

In addition to marketing, other topics will include social media and email, grants and microloans, recordkeeping, requirements for basic types of food that can be made and sold at farmers markets and an overview of new food safety regulations.

The workshops will be taught by University of Tennessee Extension specialists Faith Critzer, Megan Leffew and Hal Pepper.

To attend, preregister five days in advance online at https://tiny.utk.edu/FMBOOT2016 . The fee is $20, and lunch will be provided.

Workshops will be held Jan. 28 in White Pine, Jan. 29 in Athens, Feb. 22 in Lebanon, Feb. 24 in Winchester, March 2 in Trenton and March 3 in Centerville.

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