Date: Feb. 26, 2013
Time: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Virginia Farm Bureau’s home office, 12580 West Creek Pkwy., Richmond, VA 23238-1110
This year’s conference will focus on safe products. The morning session will address safe production and harvesting/handling, along with best practices for managing risks. The afternoon session will be dedicated to networking opportunities for buyers and sellers. Participants who farm will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with buyers interested in purchasing local foods.
Piedmont Environmental Council Buy Fresh Buy Local
USDA Rural Development
Virginia Cooperative Extension
Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Virginia Farmers Direct Marketing Association
Virginia Farm Bureau Federation