Conference Info 2018-08-06T21:08:04+00:00

VAFMA Farmers Market Conference

Virginia Farmers Market Conference

The 6th Annual
Virginia Farmers Market Conference

“Influencers, Innovators & Incubators”

November 1 & 2, 2018

Capital Area Region: Richmond, VA

Virginia Farm Bureau, 12580 West Creek Parkway, Richmond, VA 23238

VAFMA’s 6th Annual Virginia Farmers Market Conference will be held November 1 & 2, 2018 in the Richmond area. Join market managers from across Virginia as they gather for two days packed with hands-on workshops, speakers, networking & fun!

This year’s theme focuses on innovative and new ideas that help drive farmers market success. Topics covered will include:

  • Vendor Relations & Retainment
  • Connecting with Influencers
  • Innovative Outreach – Using Technology to Increase Vendor Sales
  • Innovative Food Access Resources
  • Food Safety
  • Building Relationships with Public Officials
  • Using Metrics to Reach Influencers
  • Putting the Fun in Funding
  • Spurring Economic Development through Incubation
  • Connecting with Customers
  • Events/Programming
  • …and more!

Hotel Rooms: Wingate by Wyndham Richmond (13991 North Gayton Road Richmond, Virginia 23233)

Consider staying the weekend to experience the amazing Fire Flour Fork (A gathering for the food curious)

Sponsorship & Exhibitor Opportunities are available – Please contact Kim Hutchinson, Executive Director