Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Farmer Chef Connection Food Event

Good Morning everyone, check out this event:

Monday, February 9, 2009
Time: 8:00am - 5:30pm
Location: Herban Feast Sodo Park
Street: 3200 1st Avenue South
City/Town: Seattle, WA

Phone: 2066691387

The Farmer Chef Connection is a unique annual gathering that brings together food producers (principally farmers, ranchers and artisans) with food buyers (chefs, retailers, processors, distributors, and institutional purchasers) for what is first and foremost a business-to-business networking event.

8:00am to 9:00am - Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00am to 10:00am - Keynote Address featuring Chef/Author Tom Douglas & Farmer Luke Woodward: A Conversation between a Chef & Farmer

10:00am to 11:00am - Panel Discussion moderated by Chef Instructor/Author, Greg Atkinson: Food Certifications & Labels - the Next Generation

Breakout Topics will include:
• Meeting the Challenge of Local Distribution
• Branding/Marketing of Local Products and Menus
• Meat 401--Rules and Regulations for 'In-house' Charcuterie
• Meat 402: Mobile Slaughter Units in Washington State

11:15am to 12:15pm - Breakout Session I

12:30pm to 1:30pm - Lunch featuring locally-grown foods

1:45pm to 3:00pm - Networking: Connecting Producers and Buyers in the Marketplace

3:15pm to 4:00pm - Breakout Session II

4:00pm to 5:30pm - Happy Hour networking

Tickets will be $35 for producers & buyers/$40 all others if registered by Jan. 25th and $45 - until Feb. 5th, on sale at

Registration will close Feb. 5, 2009; earlier if sold out. To receive a print invitation with more information, please email with your name and mailing address.

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