Western Nevada College Specialty Crop Institute Presents ‘Guerilla Farm Photography & Farmers Market Workshop’
With an abundance of produce, summer is the perfect opportunity for farmers to enhance photography, sales & marketing skills.
Western Nevada College Specialty Crop Institute offers ‘Guerilla Farm Photography & Farmers Market Workshop’ on Thursday, June 30, 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., at Sparks Museum & Cultural Center, 814 Victorian Ave., Sparks. Cost is $30 for those registering by June 23, and $35 afterward. Dinner at the farmers market is included. Online registration is available at https://www.wnc.edu/ce/sci/.
The workshop will provide hands-on training to learn effective photography techniques with a smartphone or point-and-shoot camera. Participants also will learn best practices for farmers market sales, including booth set-up, displays and customer service. The workshop includes a tour and critique of the 39 North Marketplace in Sparks.
Featured speakers David Calvert and Arnold Carbone, both professional photographers, will team teach the workshop. Calvert is a visual storyteller specializing in corporate and editorial photojournalism. He teaches part-time at the University of Nevada, Reno, and at Western Nevada College. Carbone, owner of Glorious Garlic Farm in Washoe Valley, has worked in all aspects of commercial photography and lighting techniques, specializing in product illustration. Both speakers have extensive experience in food and drink and farm photography.
The WNC Specialty Crop Institute is an innovative program that teaches alternative farming methods to local growers. Funding is provided by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. Information/registration: Ann Louhela – 775-423-7565 Ext. 2228 or email@example.com.