Please join Our Family Farm as we gather with local people interested in learning where their food comes from, or where they can access good, local food. We have been asked to sit on a discussion panel to talk about how the use of social media has impacted our business. If you come, make sure to find us and say hello!
Linking Local Farmer, Fishers, Ranchers and Food Buyers!
Local Food Connection, February 7, 2011, Eugene, OR.
Now in its fifth year, this lively event brings together local food producers and buyers for business connections and to share information about building strong sustainable food networks. Details & registration at: localfoodconnection.org.
Networking & Education are the pillars of this event:
Inspiring Keynote – highlight three local food success stories. Learn who has made recent impacts in the local food economy and how!
Informative Workshops showcase hot topics, trends, and new data in the local food arena, helping your business prosper! Examining key areas in buying and selling to restaurants, grocery stores, & institutions; farm GAP certifications; meat industry processes; local food market analysis; farm energy improvement programs and changing climate impacts …to name a few.
Table Displays with a variety of exhibitors including farms, processors, suppliers and advocacy groups.
Networking Session & Local Food Luncheon: As a food producer you will network with key area buyers, making new contacts and deepening client relationships. As a food buyer, research a large variety of producers & products in one setting, finding what fits your customer’s needs best. Network while enjoying a delicious luncheon donated from local producers!
In this environment it’s vital to network, learn and strategize together. Please join us at the Local Food Connection 2011!
Host: Cascade Pacific RC&D. Sponsors: EWEB, LCC, Oregon Tilth, Stahlbush Island Farm, Organically Grown Company, First Alternative Co-op, Lochmead Dairy, Glory Bee Foods, Verve Northwest and Good Company.