BLACK RIVER FALLS - Jackson County UW-Extension will host the 2018 Fresh Market Growers’ educational meeting series, from 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., March 2 and 16,  at the Jackson Electric Cooperative community room N6868 County Road F, Black River Falls.

The series will focus on a number of topics for beginning market growers, specifically for farmers markets and roadside stand marketers.  

March 2 will focus on crop planning calendars for season-long produce and a grower panel discussion of hybrids & production techniques.  March 16 will feature Food Safety Modernization and post-harvest handling and growing cut flowers for the market.  

The 2018 Fresh Market Growers programs are open to all area market vendors. Cost of the program is $10 and includes all materials, lunch and refreshments.  

Registration is appreciated for each program for materials and lunch count.  For more information or to register, contact the Jackson County UW-Extension (715) 284-4257.

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