This webinar covered best practices for U-pick operations in order to operate and promote a safe and healthy environment for your customers and your employees in 2020, including tips for effectively promoting your U-pick business and alternative sales models, including We-pick.
The host was Laura McDermott, a small fruit specialist at Cornell Cooperative Extension. McDermott has over 30 years of experience working with small fruit growers and participating in applied research and demonstration activities.
Guests included two Florida blueberry growers: Brooke Hill of Southern Hill Farms and Denton Chapman of Double C Bar Ranch. Hill is an experienced We-pick grower while Chapman operates a U-pick model.