CFAES Center for Cooperatives Events

  1. Aug 26, 2020, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

    We welcome farmers, organizations, and folks in the food industry to learn about what a cooperative is, and how cooperatives work.

  2. Sep 15, 2020, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

    Foodpreneur School Coaching Virtual SessionsMarketing Local Meat - Sept. 15th   This LIVE Foodpreneur Business Coaching virtual session is for farmers and ranchers seeking to increase local and regional meat sales or explore new market channels for farm-raised proteins and local meat products. Farmers will learn from practitioners and receive small group coaching from industry and university experts.

  3. Sep 22, 2020, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

    Increase Produce Sales - Sept. 22 Growers seeking to increase produce sales or explore new market channels such as Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), farmers markets, farm stands, and specialty stores will learn best practices. The LIVE Foodpreneur Business Coaching virtual session offers small group coaching from industry and university experts.

  4. Sep 29, 2020, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

    Promoting your Local Food & Farm Products - Sept. 29 Farm and food products such as salsa, honey, bakery, body, and nursery items, can expand your farm’s offerings or serve as a standalone business. During the LIVE Foodpreneur Business Coaching virtual session attendees will learn how to expand their sales and build their brand. They will receive small group coaching from industry and university experts.

  5. Oct 15, 2020, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    This interactive, online training will introduce participants to the co-op business model and co-op principles, help participants understand the value of co-ops and the history of co-ops in the U.S., and, most importantly, to understand the rights and responsibilities of co-op member-owners and employees as co-op ambassadors.  Who should attend?  New co-op team members  Co-op team members who want to learn more about the "co-op difference"