> SAVE THE DATE
> Local Food Buyers, Sellers, Distributors Matchmaking Event
> Wednesday, October 29th, 2008
> 3 Stallion Inn, Randolph, VT
> Workshops: 8:00 - 10:00 AM
> Matchmaking: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
> A chance for Vermont food producers to meet one-on-one with buyers
> interested in sourcing local foods. The matchmaker event is a series
> of 10-minute conversations. Buyers will provide information on the
> types of products they’re looking for prior to the event, and sellers
> will sign up for meetings based on whose need they can match.
> Optional morning workshops will cover topics of distribution,
> regulation, tracking local foods sales and pre-season planning.
> If you are interested in receiving more information, please contact
> Helen Labun Jordan at [log in to unmask] or (802) 828-3828. This
> event is free, but reservations are required.
> The Vermont Agency of Agriculture thanks the Vermont Fresh Network,
> Vermont Grocers Association, and Vermont Hospitality Council for their
> help in organizing this event.
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> Helen Labun Jordan
> Agricultural Development Coordinator
> Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
> 116 State Street
> Montpelier, VT 05620-2901
> (802) 828-3828