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Rock Farm

Rock Farm 'Think Tank'

This event is not the usual farm walk format, instead we have invited a selected number of horticulture producers to come together to share knowledge and experience, to brainstorm ideas, and connect with each other.

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Rock Farm 'Think Tank'
Rock Farm 'Think Tank'

Time & Location

04 Dec 2023, 19:00 – 21:00

Rock Farm, 13 Drumard Hill, Knockcloghrim, Magherafelt BT45 8QD, UK

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About the event

Gerard has kindly opened his farm business as an example to use for the base of the discussion.

Topics for the night will include:

  1. Market analysis: Participants share their insights on local market conditions, consumer preferences, and challenges they face. Ideate strategies for going forward.
  2. Routes to market: how can we distribute product more efficiently, CSA's, wholesale, markets, restaurants etc, How can we work together to be more successful.
  3. Farm shop concepts: what works and what doesn't, what does the customer expect, keys components to a prosperous shop etc
  4. Possibility of farm shop franchise: could this work to enable a successful model to be shared out? Explore the benefits, challenges, and considerations for setting up such a model.

Some brilliant minds who are well established in this sector will be there on the night, this is sure to be a lively event of learning, discussion and inspiration.

Food and drink will be provided to attendees.

This is a limited number event to keep the programme structured and focused, there are only 5 spaces left for members to book!

The event is this Monday evening, book now to secure your space, but please make sure you can attend as this is a night not to miss!

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