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Promoting Specialty Crops as Local

Promoting Specialty Crops as Local will help producers make informed choices about promoting farms and specialty crops.

Target Audience(s):

Specialty crop producers


Participants will learn how to:

  • Define “local” food,
  • Understand the decisions behind purchasing “local” food,
  • Understand methods to disseminate the message of “local” food, and
  • Understand how to interact with consumers of “local” foods.

Total Number of Modules or Sessions: 1-6

Total Number of Hours for Program Delivery: 6-8

Program Delivery:

  • Educational Class (Webinar, optional)

Primary Contact:

Dr. Eric Stafne,


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Portrait of Dr. Eric Stafne
Extension/Research Professor
Fruit Crops