LOCAL FOOD CONNECTS 2019 ANNUAL CONFERENCE Thursday - Friday
March 7th and 8th, 2019 Santa Fe Community College
Start the 2019 market season off right by attending the Local Food Connects Annual Conference in Santa Fe! We’ve made the conference shorter, and it’s jammed with quality content to improve your operation and help you plan for the future! There will also be plenty of time for meaningful, one-on-one conversations with peers and staff!
Thursday 12:00 PM – 7 PM
Learn about what’s coming in 2019 during the State of the Plate presentation by NMFMA Executive Director Denise Miller
Engage with your market and farming peers in directed breakout sessions
Enhance your market’s success with new marketing tools!
Socialize during Thursday night’s attendee dinner (5:30 PM-7:00 PM)
Friday 9 AM - 4 PM
Mandatory Double Up Food Bucks workshop for all Double Up participants (but with new and experienced tracks)!
Tour new operations at the Santa Fe Community College Controlled Environment Agriculture facility
Hear keynote speaker Stanley Crawford from the El Bosque Garlic Farm
Attend breakout sessions specifically for outlet managers
Get all your WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) questions answered with Martin Miller from the New Mexico Department of Health
STAY TUNED for emerging agenda details!
STAY TUNED for lodging details!
The conference is FREE for all paid members of the NMFMA!(Non-members pay $75; Farmers’ Market, Co-op, and Grocery Store Memberships are allowed two outlet representatives to attend free, additional attendees are $75 each.)
Registration includes Thursday dinner, Friday lunch, and snacks and beverages both days.
The New Mexico Farmers’ Marketing Association is dedicated to strengthening the local food system by supporting direct market agriculture producers and cultivating strong networks for a healthier New Mexico.