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2018 National Direct Agricultural Marketing Summit


  • Crystal Gateway Condominium 1300 Crystal Drive Arlington, VA, 22202 United States (map)

United States Department of Agriculture, Farm Credit, Farmers Market Coalition, Food Distribution Research Society and National Value Added Conference collaborate to offer the 2018 Direct Agricultural Marketing Summit.

The goal of the summit is to improve understanding, capacity and performance of farms and businesses that participate in direct to consumer markets. Summit will feature new resources—intended to assist farmers, market managers and direct marketing farmers—as well as research and data on direct to consumer markets. The Summit will be relevant to people from diverse backgrounds. These include researchers, extension specialists, entrepreneurs, service providers, farmers, mission-focused investors, business operators, community practitioners, students, consultants, and government employees from state and Federal agencies.

National leaders and experts from industry and the public sector will participate in plenary sessions and break-out trainings. Technical assistance will include workshops for Farmers Market Promotion Program grant participants and MarketMaker stakeholders.

For more information or to register: https://localfoodeconomics.com/agsummit

Later Event: September 15
Fall Open House on the Farm