Direct Market Ideas & Tips for Agricultural Products

DOVER-FOXCROFT: You will learn tips and techniques for getting the word out to potential customers for your agriculture products from Donna Coffin, Extension Educator on Wednesday, February 11th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the UMaine Extension office, 165 East Main Street, Dover-Foxcroft.

The cost of this workshop is $10 and you can register through Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative. Call 207-564-6525 or

Different customers have different preferences for learning about local agricultural products. We will discuss the variety of ways you can contact customers including business cards, flyers, community groups, traditional media, Internet, email, Facebook, etc.

Donna Coffin is the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Educator in Piscataquis County for over 30 years. Her area of expertise includes sustainable agriculture and home horticulture. She received her Master of Science degree from the University of Maine in Animal Science in the area of animal nutrition.

For more information or to request a disability accommodation, call 207-564-3301 or in Maine 1-800-287-1491.