Upcoming Events

Farmers Market Training for Producers


The Etowah County Extension Office will host a training meeting for local producers who sell at farmers markets on Monday, March 12th from 12:30 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.at the Northeast Etowah Community Center at 3733 US Highway 411, Gadsden, AL 35901.  The event is free, however you are asked to call the Etowah County Extension office at 256.547.7936 to register no later than Thursday, March 8th.  Some of the topics that will be discussed include:  State Department of Agriculture insights, cottage food law vs. farmers market vendors, timely information in the horticulture and commercial horticulture areas, as well as information from the Nutrition Education program including the Senior Nutrition Market Voucher Program Certification.  There will also be a program on the same day and location from 9:00 A.m. until 11:00 a.m.. for market managers that you are also welcome to attend.