Here is our workshop description:
KDC will be presenting Thursday February 7th 9:00AM to 12:00PM.
The Cooperative Advantage – Legal, Financial, and Organizational Strategies
Farmers face challenges aggregating, processing, marketing and distributing products. Cooperatives leverage the energy and resources to serve a mutual need. Cooperatives, owned and operated by the people who use their services, help farmers improve marketing power and control over business decisions. Learn cooperative business strategies to attain success including Legal – bylaws/policies; Financial – accounting/equity building, and Organizational - board development governance and leadership.
Presenters: Peggy Fogarty, Executive Director, KDC *Kurtis Groff, CPA, Simon Lever* Lori Burge, Cooperative Development Consultant, KDC.
In addition to our workshop you will have the opportunity to connect Peggy, Kurtis, Lori, and our new Membership Director, Stephen McDow. Stephen will also be in attendance at the conference and sharing a sneak preview of our soon-to-be launched membership program. If you would like to schedule a meeting with a member of our team while you are in town for the conference, let us know.
We hope you’ll consider joining us at PASA’s conference this year! In addition to our workshop, you’ll find more than 160 other workshops on a diverse array of food and farming topics, an expansive trade show, and social and networking events. You can find the full conference schedule here, and can register here. Pre-register by January 29th and save $25 per day!
We look forward to seeing you next month!