Tennessee farmers, farmers market managers, vendors and board members can enlist in one of several new “boot camps” scheduled across the state March 26-28. The farmers market boot camps will focus on merchandising and effective
displays, food safety issues and regulations, good agricultural practices, and sales tax exemptions and requirements.
Programs will be held:
· Monday, March 26, noon to 4:30pm, Morristown
· Tuesday, March 27, 9am to 1:30pm, Athens
· Tuesday, March 27, 4pm to 8:30pm, Manchester
· Wednesday, March 28, 10am to 2:30pm, Jackson
(All times are local to the event.)
The programs are free of charge, but pre-registration is required, and must be made five days prior to the scheduled session. Registrations can be made by phone or email. Emailed registrations should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and must include participant names, phone numbers, e-mail addresses and total number planning to attend. To register by phone, call 931-486-2777. Sessions will be canceled if an ample number of preregistrations are not secured. A meal will be provided free of charge as part of the event.