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Farm-to-Table Trade Meeting Feb. 21

Dec 1st, 2016 | Category: News

BELLINGHAM – The Northwest Washington Farm-to-Table Trade Meeting, a one-day conference for food and farming businesses of all kinds to connect, network, and learn, will be held Feb. 21, 2017.

The Trade Meeting fosters connections between regional farmers, fishermen, food artisans, restaurants, grocers, and all others interested in sourcing local ingredients or selling local food. There will be facilitated networking, one-on-one consultations for food buyers and sellers, and a number of educational workshops.

The theme of this year’s conference will be The Future of Local: the power of storytelling and collective marketing. There will be ample opportunity for local food business owners, from farmers to restaurateurs, to learn how to increase their businesses’ success and resiliency with workshops like: The Power of Many: Co-ops, collectives, and collaborative business structures; The Skinny on Seafood; Packaging and Processing; Direct Marketing & Consumer Education; On-Farm Food Safety Plans; and Growing a Sustainable Restaurant or Grocery. The meeting runs from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at  Bellingham Technical College.

Pricing and registration can be found at Early bird registration ends Dec.15.

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