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Virginia Farmers Market Conference 2021

Virginia Farmers Market Conference The annual Virginia Farmers Market Conference is January 7th online. It will tackle top current issues faced by farmers markets including: Racial Equity & Food Justice Azeb Kinder [...]

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Early Bird Pricing ends Monday!

Our annual conference will cover top market issues:

Racial Equity & Food Justice
Azeb Kinder and Jason Biehl of Change The Narrative

Marketing in a New Era
Emily Davis of Linkhouse Consulting

Conflict De-Escalation – Avoiding the Drama
Mickey McIntyre of Real Change Partners

Food Safety & COVID-19
Pam Miles of VDACS and Dr. Renee Boyer of Virginia Tech

Dr. Jewel H. Bronaugh, Commissioner of VDACS will share opening remarks.

We hope you join us!
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We've added another date for our very well received Infectious Disease Training for Farmers Markets: January 5, 2021.

You'll find all the details and registration here: www.flipcause.com/secure/cause_pdetails/MTAzMzI1
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Our annual Virginia Farmers Market Conference is online this year on January 7th.

We will focus on current issues faced by farmers markets including: marketing, conflict de-escalation, racial equity and food justice, food safety and COVID-19.

Register soon to make the Early Bird pricing: vafma.org/conference-info/
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Register now to hear from 30+ leading experts in food and agriculture on how to reset our global food system!

On December 1, join the BCFN Foundation and Food Tank: The Food Think Tank for 'Resetting the Food System from Farm to Fork: Setting the Stage for the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit' – an online event featuring 30+ leading experts, world-renowned chefs, and international journalists on topics including the role of food as medicine, how technology can benefit the food system, and the future of food experiences.

🗓️ December 1
🕑 2-5pm CET
💬 #ResettingFood

✍️Register for free now at: ResettingFood.com
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