Farmers' Markets of Nova Scotia Workshop Series

Government of Nova Scotia

ACORN has partnered with Farmers' Markets of Nova Scotia to share marketing and farmers' market related programming during our 2017 Annual Conference on Monday, November 27th at the Best Western Glengarry in Truro.

For those who wish to attend just these sessions, please register here

Registration Rates

Included in ACORN Conference Passes
Early Bird Registration until October 15th 
Non-Member: $55 | Member Markets and their vendors: $45
After October 15th
Non-Member: $65 | Member Markets and their vendors: $55

Organic Materials Review Institute
Grain Millers
Farmers' Markets Nova Scotia
Johnny's Selected Seeds
Willsie Equipment Sales

Monday, November 27th

Growing Your Farmers' Market-Based Business: A How-To
10 AM - 11 AM
Jessie Palmer, Cabbage Patch Kimchi
Deriving a livelihood from your small business, seizing ad crafting opportunities, hustling your product.
Selling Tactics for the Farmers’ Market 
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Farmers' Markets of Nova Scotia Cooperative
From loyalty programs to "up-selling", we'll dig into the selling tips and tactics worth implementing at your market stand.
Social Media Marketing Training - Part I
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Margaret Congdon and Sarah Senakovicz, Truro Farmers' Market
One year ago, the Truro Farmers' Market decided to invest in their social media marketing. What have they done and what has been the return on investment? Lessons for your market and your business.

Social Media Marketing Training - Part II: Photographs
4 PM - 5 PM
Amanda Muis Brown, Humble Burdock Farm
Images rein supreme on social media but how do you create a photo worth a thousand marketing words?
Farmers' Market Social
Truro Farmers' Market
15 Young St, Truro
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
Finger food, friends, and conversation