Sign up now for Growing Your Farm or Food Business: The Power of Branding at the 3rd Annual Piedmont Grown Conference in Winston-Salem. Good discussions and good food too!
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The 3rd Annual Piedmont Grown Conference!
Growing Your Farm or Food Business
The Power of Branding
February 24, 2014
8:30a - 2:00p
Forsyth County Agriculture Building, Winston-Salem
8:30 Registration & Coffee
Jay Pierce, President, Piedmont Grown & Executive Chef, Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen
9:15 Keynote: What Are You Really Selling? Finding Your Place in the Market
Ellen Polishuk, Potomac Vegetable Farm, Virginia
10:00 Break & Networking
10:15 Breakout Session #1 : (choose 1)
A) Increasing Your Sales at Farmers' Markets - Ellen Polishuk (PVF)
B) FSMA Update & GAPs Certification - Roland McReynolds (CFSA)
11:30 Breakout Session #2 : (choose 1)
A) Selling to Retailers & Other Commercial Accounts - Local Retailer and Farmer Panel
B) Tech Tools in Farming & Marketing- using Ag-Squared, COG Pro, Twitter, Facebook, Veggie Compass etc. - Jonathan Baros (NCSU)
12:30 Lunch and networking - Luncheon featuring local and organic products provided by Spring House Restaurant and Chef Tim Grandinetti. Lunch is included with purchase of conference ticket.
1:15 Closing Session- Wrap Up and Evaluation
*Agenda and speakers subject to change.
Two Optional Field Trips: 2- 3:30 pm.
A. Tour of the Lowes Foods Flagship store in Clemmons-- Kate Allred (store director), Trisha Walton (Community Table Manager) and Rebecca Dunning (NCSU)
B. Chef and Farmer Summit -- Chris Jeffcoat (Forsyth County Livestock Agent) & Mary Jac Brennan (NCSU)
Membership and Conference Special!
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Check out our website online (www.piedmontgrown.org) to learn more about the certification process.
** Tickets may also be purchased at the door.**
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