Community Forum on Local Food Hub.


Date/Time
Tue, October 30, 2012
11:30 am - 3:00 pm

Location
Cottonwood Recreation

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Join the community dialog! Share your thoughts and ideas on how to develop a Food Hub to serve the Verde Valley & Northern Arizona.

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The Verde Valley Agricultural Coalition in conjunction with the City of Cottonwood are hosting a community forum to discuss the potential for a food hub in our area.
-Keynote Speaker
-Panel Discussion

Location:Cottonwood Recreation
Center 150 S. 6th Street
Cottonwood AZ 86326

When: Tuesday October 30th, 11:30am-3:00pm

Cost: Pre-Registration $15, Admission at door $20

Local lunch provided!

You will hear from a panel: Patty Emmert from Duncan Farms and coordinator of the wildly successful Litchfield Farmers Market; Greg Elmer a local grocer; An NRCS representative; Keynote Kathy Nyquist who has successfully established food hubs nation-wide; and me! (Nancy Gottschalk) presenting my thesis findings on expanded agriculture in the Cottonwood area.

Log on to www.yc.edu/foodhub to register.  Also check out the USDA resource guide on food hubs by going to http://www.ams.usda.gov/AMSv1.0/getfile?dDocName=STELPRDC5097957

Hope to see you there!