Market managers and agricultural vendors should join us for a meet and greet to create more buy local opportunities
Hagerstown, Md. (March 8, 2016) – We want to expand buy local options and promote farm fresh, healthy eating in our community but we need your help. Do you have a local agricultural-based product you would like to sell at a farmers market this season? Find out how you can connect with established markets across Washington County.
Join Leslie Hart and the Washington County Department of Business Development, Agricultural Business Developmentoffice for a farmers market meet and greet March 21, 6 – 8:30 p.m. at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike in Boonsboro.
During the event, market managers and representatives will be on hand to share specific information about selling at their market. Plans for the 2016 season will be discussed and information on how to become a vendor will be provided. Agricultural-based vendors are encouraged to visit and learn about market dates and times, rules and regulations and application processes.
For those in the agriculture community interested in more information contact Leslie Hart, Agricultural Business Development Specialist at: 301-432-4782 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Washington County Department of Business Development,
Agricultural Business Development
Washington County Department of Business Development, Agricultural Business Development is a County agency providing assistance to new and expanding businesses throughout Hagerstown and Washington County, Maryland. The DBD, Agricultural Business Development is responsible for developing, marketing, and managing economic development strategies and implementing marketing programs to attract, retain, preserve and grow agricultural enterprises and related industries. The DBD interacts with a vast network of public, private and nonprofit organizations to address the agricultural and business needs of the community, as well as attract new companies to the county. Visit www.hagerstownedc.org/agricultural-marketing for more information.
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