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Events: January 2012

DIY Kids- Make your own Shampoo and Conditioner

Friday, January 13 | 4:00PM - 5:00PM | Great Barrington, MA | directions

Do it Yourself Kids will be making their own hair products out of all natural ingredients. Sign up at the front desk or call 413.528.9697 for more information.

Hosted by Berkshire Co-op Market at the Berkshire Co-op Market: 42 Bridge Street, Great Barrington, MA.

Contact Jenny Schwartz at (413) 528-9697 for more information.

FREE workshop Southeast Ag. Mediation Workshop: Conflict Resolution Skills

Wednesday, January 18 | 6:00PM - 8:00PM | Carver, MA | directions | website

This interactive workshop will introduce farmers and agricultural commissions to basic communication and conflict resolution skills to enhance their ability to address conflicts that arise in day-to-day dealings with customers, suppliers, neighbors, the public, etc.

Participants will take a look at their own perceptions of conflict, and also learn effective techniques for better communication, as well as managing and resolving conflict.

The workshop also includes a “conflict clinic” where participants have the opportunity to discuss real conflicts and get tips on how to address these situations.

Facilitated by Courtney Breese is the Program Manager at the Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration (MOPC) and runs the Agricultural Mediation Program at MOPC & Loraine Della Porta is Deputy Director of the Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration (MOPC).

For more information and to register go to www.semaponline.org

Hosted by SEMAP at the Carver Public Library: 2 Meadowbrook Way, Carver, MA.

Contact Katie Cavanagh at (508) 295-2212 x50 or by e-mail for more information.

Kids Can Cook! Dumplings and Dip

Saturday, January 21 | 10:00AM - 11:00AM | Great Barrington, MA | directions

Join us in the Co-op Café where you can learn to make Dumplings and Dip in celebration of the Chinese New Year!. Sign up at the front desk or call 413.528.9697 for more information.

Hosted by Berkshire Co-op Market at the Berkshire Co-op Market: 42 Bridge Street, Great Barrington, MA.

Contact Berkshire Co-op Market at (413) 528-9697 for more information.

Barn Raising: Marketing Your Farm Business -> Increasing Your Sales

Tuesday, January 24 5:30PM - Tuesday, March 6 8:30PM | East Wareham, MA | directions | website

SEMAP has partnered with Kelly Pelissier owner of Sage Hill Design and Katie Cavanagh Farms Forever Coordinator to offer a very comprehensive workshop series that takes you through the steps of developing a marketing plan for your farm.

The workshop series will help you:
• Develop a branding concept for your farm.
• Develop an overall marketing campaign for your farm - plus mini-campaigns for different seasons.
• Understand and decide what marketing tools (web, print, etc.) best attract customers to your farm.
• Learn how to plan and create the framework for your farms website.
• Plan and create a WordPress website for your farm.

For more information and to register go to www.semaponline.org

Hosted by SEMAP at the Umass Extension Cranberry Station: 1 State Bog Road, East Wareham, MA.

Contact Katie Cavanagh at (774) 240-7004 or by e-mail for more information.