Registration Open for NCDA&CS Marketing Workshop for NC Meat Handlers

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The following information is from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services:Meat Handler's Marketing Workshop

Registration is now open for the Marketing Workshop for N.C. Meat Handlers

Sessions include:

  • How to Sell to Restaurants, Food Trucks and Butcher Shops                  Panel discussion with NC Restaurant & Lodging Association’s 2018 Chef of the Year and head chef of Willow’s Bistro in Winston-Salem, Travis Myers;  Matt Hannon, chef at Ashten’s in Southern Pines; and Stephen Goff, Chef/ Owner of Aux Bar/ Blind Pig in Asheville.
  • How to Leverage Your Email and Social Media to Drive More Customers to Your Business                                                                                           Melanie Diehl of Diehl & Associates in Raleigh.
  • Marketing Best Practices for Your Farmers Market Booth and Farm Store   Farmer panel discussion with V.Mac Baldwin of Baldwin Beef in Yanceyville; Ben Grimes of Dawnbreaker Farms; and others.
  • Market Impacts of Plant-Based Alternatives to Meats                                   Leah McGrath, a dietician with Ingles Supermarkets.
  • Tour of Piedmont Custom Meats’ New Asheboro Facility

Date:              Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Time:             8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location:      Piedmont Custom Meats

                        430 NC Hwy 49 S

                        Asheboro, NC 27205

$30 registration includes lunch.

Because of limited seating, registration is restricted to North Carolina licensed meat handlers.

For more information or to register contact:

Jack Nales

Marketing Specialist

N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

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