February 24, Olds, AB
Demystify the regulations, standards and contract requirements for selling fresh produce. Are you a producer of fresh vegetables or fruit? Are you expanding to the retail market channel? Are you confused about the requirements? This workshop is for you.
Join us for a potluck being organized as part of the National Farmer's Union youth retreat. Meet with young farm leaders from across the country, hear about the recent National New Farmer Report and enjoy good food with good company.
March 8th, 2016
Rundle's Mission Retreat Centre
We're growing the next generation of ecological farmers in Alberta!
Join us January 25th in Olds, AB at 7pm at the Land and Science Building at Olds College. There will be a little networking, a little learning, a little sharing, a little food, a little enjoyment of libations and A LOT of fun!
This event is being organized as part of the 2016 Organic Alberta & Alberta Farm Fresh Producers Conference but anyone is welcome to come!
March 2, 2016 | 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Edmonton • J.G. O'Donoghue Building | 7000-113 Street | Boardrooms A B C
The workshop will give interested Alberta agriculture and food companies, whether new or established exporters, an opportunity to learn more about the logistics and supply chain in exporting products internationally. Subject matter experts will provide valuable information on logistics, cargo services, freight forwarding and customs brokerage considerations related to exporting to ensure goods reach their destination.
Participants will learn more about the role that these groups play in the supply chain and how they can assist their company in exporting. In addition, participants will also have the opportunity to learn about:
- The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and its implications
- Different modes of shipment and transportation
- Foreign Trade Zones
- Key distribution points and cities
- Cool chain management
- Enhance your cash to cash cycle: Getting paid faster
- Company success stories and their distribution strategies