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Marketing Workshop for Fiber Farmers and Fiber Artists

July 11, 2020 @ 9:00 am 11:30 am

Hosted by LocalFiber and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County. This workshop is scheduled for Saturday, July 11th, 2020 from 9AM to 11:30 AM online via Zoom and will be led by Laura Biasillo. Laura has been an Agricultural Economic Development Specialist with Cornell Cooperative Extension for over 13 years where she has had diverse responsibilities including providing education in marketing strategies in multiple agricultural contexts.

This workshop will consist of 3-45 minute sessions, with stretch breaks in between. Each session will cover a different topic:
– What is marketing
– Breakdown of marketing strategies & tactics
– How to conduct market research
– who/where are my target customers
– what are you trying to market
– and creating a plan (and budget) to reach customers

The cost of the workshop is $20.00 per person. All interested are encouraged to register as early as possible (see Tickets by Eventbrite link, above).

Following the workshop, a Facebook group and monthly marketing meetups will be organized so that interested participants can continue to provide encouragement, accountability, and support for each other and to share feedback and stories of our adventures using the marketing skills and strategies we were taught.