The VSU Small Farm Marketing and Business Program led by Dr. Theresa Nartea, works directly with Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) county agents to provide science based educational curriculum and direct technical support in the following expertise areas:
- Local Food Systems Development
- Food Value Chains
- Food Hubs
- Direct to Consumer Marketing
- Collaborative Farm Marketing Ventures
- Value Added Enterprises
- Small Farmer Viability
- E-commerce, M-commerce, Social Media for Small Farmers
Get Started Today!
Step 1: Schedule an office or farm visit to determine your small farm marketing and business educational needs by contacting your local Virginia Cooperative Extension office, Agricultural and Natural Sciences (ANR) county agent: Find them at: http://www.ext.vt.edu/offices/.
Step 2: After your initial meeting with your VCE county agent, if it is determined additional educational assistance in small farm marketing and business is needed, please request your county agent to contact the program lead, listed below.
Dr. Nartea, Theresa J.Assistant Professor, Extension Specialist-Marketing & Agribusiness