Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Growing Your Artisan Business At Farmers Markets: A Workshop Series

Coming to Tusket, beginning October 22nd
The Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia Cooperative (FMNS) is thrilled to be offering a comprehensive workshop series for new, existing and expanding artisan vendors selling in, or considering selling in, our growing Farmers’ Market sector. Topics include Starting Up at Farmers’ Markets, Merchandising, Customer Service, Branding & Marketing, Social Media, Holiday & Tourism Sales, and Next Steps. Think of this workshop series as a menu of skill-building sessions – you can register for the entire series or pick and choose which sessions are right for you.

Our instructor, Michelle Wolf, is an entrepreneur, skilled facilitator and leading Farmers’ Market expert. She is the owner/operator of Whole Green Heart Consulting and FMNS Director of Training. She herself owner and operated a successful artisan business in the Farmers’ Market sector for over 20 years.
Who should attend this workshop series? Artists, body care producers, jewelers, artisans and crafters, soap makers, specialty food producers, Nova Scotia gift ware producers, potters, metal & wood workers, textile artists and others.

For or full details on each workshop, location, dates and cost click here. If you have any questions, please contact Keltie at the FMNS office at or 902-425-9776. For a full listing of workshop locations across the province, visit