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Fresh Market Vegetable Grading and Packaging

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Catskill Cattle Co 96 Laurel Bank Ave, Deposit, NY

Are you interested in farm to school or selling to institutional markets? Maybe you'd like to know more about grading and packing your fresh market produce right in the field? Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County in partnership with the Cornell Vegetable Program & the Cornell Baskets to Pallets Program, is offering a hands-on, on-farm experience designed to prepare farms to NY, both beginning and experienced, to enter new markets.

We will be at Catskill Cattle Co on Tuesday, August 21st. Learn how to grade vegetables and package for different markets. Hands-on training with peppers, summer squash, sweetcorn, tomato, potato, cabbage, and kale will occur.

The field day is open to 25 participants; preference given to active or retired NYS Military Veterans on a first-come, first-served basis. Fee is $15/person or  $20/farm, veterans may apply for stipend to cover cost of attending. 

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