Community Forum on Local Food Hub.

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

Cottonwood Recreation


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.
-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 to register.  Also check out the USDA resource guide on food hubs by going to

Hope to see you there!