Whatcom Bounty Trade Expo

You are invited to Sustainable Connections’

Whatcom Bounty Trade Expo

Thursday, December 3

9 am to 3 pm at The Majestic in Bellingham

Don’t miss this annual local food & agriculture trade opportunity for

Farmers, Chefs, Value Added Food Processors, Caterers, Institutional Buyers, Restaurant Owners, Regional Distributors, Grocery Store Buyers

Meet the Buyers Seeking Locally Produced Foods

Sell Your Whatcom County Products Face-to-Face

Exhibit* Your Full Line of Products

*consider an exhibitor’s table even if you don’t have produce to display – bring your availability sheets and your contact information.

Three events in one:

Workshops (choose one)

Scaling up for Retail Markets

Hear from a knowledgeable panel about the logistics and details involved in selling to grocers like Haggen, Inc., including insurance, handling, packaging, marketing, and niche marketing.

Toward Zero Waste Workshop and Walking Tour

This how-to workshop include Rodd Pemble, Recycling Manager for Sanitary Service Company, and several successful Toward Zero Waste businesses including Pastazza, Wildroot Botanicals, Pizzazza, Usice Irish Pub and Colophon Cafe.  The walking tour will feature two long-time Toward Zero Waste businesses – Boundary Bay Brewery and the Community Food Coop.

Trade Expo

Bringing Buyers, Farmers and Food Producers Face-to-Face in one room to make important trade connections for 2010

Networking and Product Sampling Happy Hour

Network with other local farmers, artisan producers, and related organizations

Deadline to register for an exhibitor’s table is Friday, November 20.

General admission ($10 for SC members) includes morning breakout session, lunch, the Expo and happy hour mixer.

Register today for the Whatcom Bounty Annual Trade Expo

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