Wilson Hall, McCullough Student Center
14 Old Chapel Road
Middlebury, VT 05753
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1st Annual ACORN Buyers and Producers Forum: Where Buying, Selling and Marketing Happens Description: Student, Faculty and staff are welcome to come listen to how we collaborate in the food system. Forum Agenda: 8:30-9:00 - Registration & Coffee Talk 9:00-9:20 - Welcome by Jonathan Corcoran, Executive Director, ACORN, and Keynote by Sarah Waring, Executive Director, Center for an Agricultural Economy 9:30-10:15 - Addison County Markets Buyers’ Panel Abbey Group, Nina Hansen, Middlebury Foods, Charlie Mitchell, ANESU, Laura Collaro, Middlebury College, Dan Detora 10:15-11:00- Regional Markets Buyers’ Panel Deep Root, Tony Risitano, “Vermont First” Sodexo, Annie Rowell, Growers Hub, Jeff Jones 11:00-11:20 - Marketing Insight with Nicole Fenton, Owner, Skillet Creative 11:25-12:00 - Breakout Discussions 12:00-1:00 - Local Food lunch for registered participants cost $10 buy ticket by Monday Buy your ticket now.

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