South Sound Farm-to-Table Trade Meeting
Who: Farmers, buyers, local food processors,
vintners, chefs, bakers, restaurateurs, grocers,
and school, hospital, or nursing home food service representatives.
What: A networking meeting to connect
local farmers and producers with
local food buyers. An educational workshop
to share and discuss solutions to barriers
within our local food system.
Opening Remarks and Registration
New Online Tools for Marketing and Sales
The Puget Sound Food Network and FoodHub will demonstrate their new online marketing platforms.
Tim Crosby, Puget Sound Food Network
Erika Polmar, FoodHub
Diversifying your Revenue Stream
Dan Hulse, owner of Terra Organics & Tahoma Farms will talk about the value he has found in diverse revenue streams and how his first year as a CSA farm owner went.
Institutional Sales and Distribution
WSDA Farm-to-School Coordinator, Tricia Sexton-Kovacs will lead our panel through a discussion of the needs of institutional customers and the growing demand for local product.
Tricia Sexton Kovacs, WSDA
Diane Dempster, Charlies Produce
Kamaldeep Sidhu, Sidhu Blueberry Farm
Joe Williamson, Stafford Creek
Concluding Remarks and Open Networking
1111 Washington St SE, Room 172
Olympia, WA 98504
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|