2018 National Direct Agricultural Marketing Summit

      Posted On: April 24, 2018

In partnership with the USDA, Food Distribution Research Society, National Value-Added Agriculture Conference, and Farm Credit Council, FMC is excited to host the 2018 National Direct Agricultural Marketing Summitthe first of its kind in the United States!

When: September 15-18, 2018 (Pre-conference activities on September 15-16)

Where: Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Virginia

Why should you attend?

The summit is specifically designed for farmers market managers and direct-marketing farmers wanting to learn more about new industry resources and recent direct-to-consumer research and data, as well as join in on technical assistance workshops.

Attendees will have access to technical assistance to learn about existing business training gaps and identify ways that DTC marketing enterprises can improve the effectiveness of their day-to-day operations. Attendees will also learn about:

  • data collection and how to communicate impacts
  • technology use for data visualization and mapping resources
  • business development and marketing plans
  • value-added agricultural resources available for producers

Best of all, there will be numerous networking opportunities throughout the summit to form partnerships and solidify all that you learn. We hope to see you there!

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Questions? Email Allie Vrtachnik at allie@farmersmarketcoalition.org