Local-Regional Food Conference

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Location: 10 Brickyard Dr.
Bloomington, IL 61701

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Live local and support your local food system. Are you a local farmer, processor, distributer, or retailer? Do you own a small business? Give back to your community while bringing fresh food and local businesses together. Know your impact and what buying and selling local can bring your local economy.

We’re supporting local food through the following 2018 priorities.

Training & Education
• Annual Local Foods Conference: Business Development
• Food Safety Training & Information
• Regional Workshops

Technical Assistance & Marketing
• Live Local Expansion
• Food Hub/Farmers Market Consulting
• Farmer-Buyer Relationship Development
- Directed Relationships
- Trainings for various markets

Consumer Education Campaign
For example:
Food Labeling and What is Local

Market Opportunity Development
• Networking & Connectivity Events
• Developing Food Hub Working Groups
• Developing Collaboration opportunities

Relationship Building
• One-on-One Meetings
• Working Group membership
• Farm Tours
• Event Attendance

Policy Development
• Policy Meeting with County Delegates
• National Affairs Consulting
• State Consulting

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