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Ask an Expert Series presents Selling at Local Farmers’ Markets


Midhurst/March 26, 2021 – During COVID-19, residents have continued to shop local, supporting small businesses and artisans. Our communities are anticipating a busy outdoor Farmers' Market season and on April 1st from 1:30 to 3 p.m., the County of Simcoe and area partners are hosting another “Ask an Expert virtual session for business owners, focused on Selling at Farmers' Markets. The session will assist the current and next generation of vendors in taking the next step on their business journey, while also providing recommendations and instructions on food handling safety.

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit and local market managers will provide information regarding:

  • The strong network of markets taking place throughout Simcoe County and how vendors can register to take part
  • Food safety requirements you need to know before selling at a local farmers' market​

EVENT:       Ask an Expert: Selling at Local Farmers’ Markets

Where:          Virtual – details to be provided upon registration

​When:           Thursday, April 1st ~ 1:30 to 3 p.m.

Who:             Entrepreneurs, artisans, vendors, business owners 

Register:       This is a FREE event, but registration is required. To register, visit                                          https://askanexpert_localfarmersmarkets.eventbrite.ca/
The “Ask and Expert" webinar series is presented by the County of Simcoe, member municipalities, the Cities of Barrie and Orillia, the Province of Ontario, the Sandbox Centre, the Small Business Centre of Barrie, Simcoe County and Orillia, the South Georgian Bay Small Business Enterprise Centre, Orillia Area Community Development Corporation, Nottawasaga Futures, North Simcoe Community Futures Development Corporation and the Centre for Business and Economic Development, the Simcoe Muskoka Workforce Development Board, Georgian College and Lakehead University.

County of Simcoe is composed of sixteen member municipalities and provides crucial public services to County residents in addition to providing paramedic and social services to the separated cities of Barrie and Orillia. Visit our website at simcoe.ca.

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Collin Matanowitsch
Public Relations Manager
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Branch
705-734-8386 (mobile)

Jennifer Straw
Public Relations Consultant
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Branch
705-790-5979 (mobile)