Illinois Farm Bureau offering farm business development workshops
The Illinois Farm Bureau is offering a series of workshops to help farm and food businesses gain new skills, expand their business and connect with industry peers.
The Live Local, Shop Local workshops run October through January and are mostly taught through an online platform, with some offering in-person opportunities.
Anyone is welcome to attend, but workshops are offered to Illinois Farm Bureau members at an exclusive member rate and will focus on FSMA food safety, E-commerce, farmers markets, QuickBooks, grant writing and human resources.
IFB will also host an in-person Live Local Conference on March 23rd focused on connecting local communities to farmers, ag businesses, farmer markets, agri-tourism and value-added producers.