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Annual Farm-to-Table Trade Meeting Feb. 9

Jan 3rd, 2015 | Category: News

BELLINGHAM – The annual NW Washington Farm-to-Table Trade Meeting takes place Monday, Feb. 9 at St. Luke’s Education Center  in Bellingham, offering connections for local farmers, fishers, food producers, regional buyers and others interested in local food. Participants from Whatcom, Skagit, San Juan, Island and beyond are welcome to attend. There will be formal and informal networking opportunities including speed networking and afternoon producer/buyer consultations. Attendees can also expect to hear updates and innovations about food hubs, meat processing, farm-to-school, wholesale buying/selling best practices and more. Resources will be available to help buy or sell more local food including a new Forward Contracts program and a local food cost calculator tool. Trade tables showcasing local food artisan and producers products will be on display throughout the day.Registration includes lunch, producer/buyer consultations and an ice cream social. Early bird registration is $25 per person until Jan. 25, and the cost is $50 for a trade table. For an agenda and details, see www.sustainableconnections.org.

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