Local Food Producers Conference

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    This day long conference is designed to help existing local food growers expand their business and vision while assisting start up food producers finding their way into a new business.

    2018 Local Food Producers Conference: “GROWing GROWers in South Texas”
    Thursday, January 25, 2018; 9am-7pm
    On-site registration begins at 8:30am
    Del Mar Center for Economic Development (map) Room 106
    3209 S. Staples, Corpus Christi Texas, 78411
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    Our 2018 conference is filled with parallel presentation tracks and panel discussions, many the first of their kind convened in South Texas. GROWing Roots for a Healthier Tomorrow is $10 for GROW Local South Texas Members and $15 for non members. Purchase tickets here.


    8:30 am: Registration
    9:00 am: Morning Plenary – Howard Vlieger, GMO Free USA

    9:45 am-12:30 pm: Morning Break Outs

    12:30 pm-2:00 pm: Lunch
    Provided By Chef Tony’s Custom Cuisine

    2:00 pm-5:00 pm: Afternoon Break Outs

    • Track 1: Business and Funding Support Direct to Consumer Marketing Local Food Production
    • Track 2: Beyond Organic Livestock Production for Direct to Consumer Local Food Producers
    • Track 3: Beyond Organic Vegetable, Fruit, Herb Production for Direct to Consumer Local Food Producers
    • Track 4: Local Food Policy Leadership/GMO-Free Foods
    • Track 5: Round-table Discussions

    5:00 PM: Conference Ends

    *Agenda subject to change

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