Vermont Farmers Market Conference 2017

Farmers markets are integral to our thriving local food culture! Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Vermont Law School
South Royalton, VT

Farmers markets are integral to our thriving local food culture.  This one-day conference offers an array of learning and networking opportunities for market managers, board members, and organizers.

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Directions — to Vermont Law School » 

Walk-in registration — starts at 8:30 in the Yates Common Room in Debevoise Hall (campus map). Note that the Yates Common Lounge is in the building between the Chase Center and Oakes, near the downstairs restrooms. Just look for the signage directing you towards registration. The Conference will begin promptly at 9am. Lunch is not guaranteed for walk-in registration.

Parking — You are welcome to park in any of the parking lots (map of campus). The two closest lots are the ones by the buildings labeled #1 and #7.  The lot by building #16 also often has space.

Pricing — 

  • VTFMA Member Markets - may send one representative for free
  • NOFA-VT/VTFMA members - $40/person
  • Non-members - $50/person

Refreshments and lunch are included in your conference fee. 

Questions? Contact Erin by email or call (802) 434-4122.

conference schedule

8:30–9:00

Registration

9:00–9:15

Welcome

9:15–10:00

Lightning Presentations

10:00–11:00

Building Market Connections

11:15–12:30

Workshop Session I

12:30–1:00

Lunch

1:00–2:00

VTFMA Annual Meeting*

2:15–3:30

Workshop Session II

3:30–4:30

Q&A with VT Agency of Agriculture & VT Department of Health

*VTFMA members are invited to send a representative to vote at the annual meeting of the VTFMA. The market can invite anyone to be their representative.

Workshop Descriptions & Presenter Bios

coming soon