Marketing Options for Specialty Crop Farmers During & Post-Covid-19
FREE ONLINE EVENT
Join KRC for this free online event focusing on specialty crop marketing options during Covid-19 and beyond.
Many farmers have experienced the need to quickly change how and where to market produce this season. From integrating online store platforms to delivery services and changes to farmers markets, hear from those who have made and experienced these changes. Watch a farm tour and learn about what these changes have been like for a panel of farmers and how they think it will change the way forward for direct to consumer produce marketing in Kansas.
The event includes a virtual farm tour of Orie’s Farm Fresh in Wichita, and a farmer panel led by Rick McNary, founder of Shop Kansas Farms. The farm panel features: Gabe Spurgeon, South Baldwin Farms and president of Kansas Specialty Crop Growers Association, Heidi Marcinik of Haha Urban Farm in Wichita, and Megan Greenway of Orie’s Farm Fresh in Wichita.
Resources referenced on the webinar:
Risk Management for Specialty Crop Producers – Project Resources:
Crop Insurance 101
Whole Farm Revenue Protection
FinPack Financial Analysis
Find an RMA Crop Insurance Agent
North Central -Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education
KRC’s Risk Management for Specialty Crop Growers project is funded by USDA RMA and has focused on business and financial strategies and tools, crop insurance, and USDA programs available to specialty crop growers.