This conference on local and regional food systems, sponsored by the Illinois Farm Bureau, looks like it will provide some great information for folks interested in local marketing.
Pre-registration closes in one week. REISTER NOW! www.ilfb.org/livelocal
Talks and breakout sessions address a variety of things, including food safety, policy, networking, technical assistance, one-on-one consulting, and community development.
You can hear from Deputy Administrator Arthur Neal from USDA Agricultural Marketing Services Transportation and Marketing, Corey Chatman, Experimental Station, Courtney Long, Iowa State University, Tory Dahlhoff, Greater Peoria Economic Development Council. Danny Murphy, Might Vine Tomato, John Richards, Dream Distributors, Catherine Dunlap, Bloomington Farmer’s Market, Caven Sullivan, Petersburg Poultry Processing, a LIVE PODCAST from the Savanna Institute with a panel discussing Agroforestry and Food Communities.
If you have questions about registration contact firstname.lastname@example.org.