Spend two full days--planning for your future!

How can YOU "make more from milk"?

Tuesday, March 24

Hampton Inn & Suites Madison-Downtown

  • Introductions and goals
  • Producer spotlight
  • Consultant panel: equipment, supplies, resources
  • Behind-the-scenes: retail of specialty cheeses
  • Tasting of artisan cheese
  • Lunch-a local foods emphasis
  • Tips from owner on what customers want
  • Farmer panel: ag tourism, marketing agreements, yogurt production
  • Marketing thoughts

 

Wednesday, March 25

Farm Visits (transportation included) 

  • Visit 1:  On-site ice cream production and sales
  • Visit 2: On-site milk bottling, cheese sales, on-site café, and agritourism
  • Lunch at on-site café
  • Visit 3: Agri-tourism
  • Business planning
  • Next steps
  • Certificates
Thursday, March 26--Special!

Making Cheese!

  • Make cheese
  • Award-winning cheese maker
  • Small factory setting.
  • Rare opportunity!

Dates

Course: Tuesday, March 24 - Wednesday, March 25. Optional Cheese Making Day: Thursday, March 26

Location

Hampton Inn & Suites-Madison Downtown; 440 West Johnson Street; Madison, WI 53703

Price

Full course $300... $180 for just one day. Cheese Making Day $200.

Course Organized By

Course put on by Global Cow and Global Dairy Outreach. Jill Stahl Tyler, Global Cow; tel: (802) 254-2879; Karen Nielsen, Global Dairy Outreach; tel: (608) 512-5040
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