CADE provides marketing education services and one-on-one technical assistance to farmers in the Catskills, Mohawk Valley and Southern Tier interested to drive sales for their business.
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Emerging Markets Training
CADE will be offering a suite of learning opportunities in 2022 to support our farm and food businesses interested in exploring emerging markets. Working across the supply chain, we have tailored services and educational opportunities available for farm and food businesses
CADE is also providing training for institutions to receive free professional development and training for staff, including customized support to work with institutions' existing budgets to procure more local food. Professional development and training will be conducted in partnership with renowned experts from The Teaching Kitchen at Lenox Hill.
What is an emerging market?
Emerging markets are constantly emerging! CADE has their eye on agritourism, e-commerce and online sales, cooperative farm and food business models, and farm to institution procurement (in light of NYC's Good Food Purchasing Policy) to name a few.
.......But we're always open to hearing more about YOUR needs, please participate in our surveys and reach out to express your needs!
One-on-One Technical Assistance
NY Farm and Food Businesses are eligible for up to 15 hours of technical assistance from a CADE staff member.
Services include identifying new markets, graphic design, photography, website design, label development, and more.
To get started, please fill out a short survey to tell us a little more about your farm. After we've reviewed your survey, we will follow-up to schedule a meeting to develop a marketing and sales strategy customized for you and your business.
Throughout the year, CADE offers workshops and seminars to deliver valuable marketing knowledge for our clients and partners. For the latest offerings, check CADE's Events page and sign up for CADE’s mailing list to get updates about our upcoming marketing workshops.
CADE's Marketing Resources page offers a list of tips and information you can read and implement on your own.