Tue, October 30, 2012
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Join the community dialog! Share your thoughts and ideas on how to develop a Food Hub to serve the Verde Valley & Northern Arizona.
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.
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/