Local Foods Commerce Day
Montana’s premier training and marketing event to simplify and streamline the production, processing, distribution, and availability of sustainably produced, local food.
Producers: Connect with markets interested in your sustainable products. Learn about WSE’s Sustainability Criteria and what it can do for your business and your bottom line. Start now, download, fill out and submit the Sustainability Criteria to see if you qualify.
Buyers: Connect with local producers, distributors and processors of sustainably grown foods. Learn about WSE programs that promote your support of sustainable agriculture and ease the hassle of sourcing local products.
Get Updated on food trends, labeling and certifications, and ag issues.
Network with like-minded peers involved in a sustainable food system.
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When: Monday, March 18th 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Where: Hilton Garden Inn, 3720 North Reserve Street, Missoula
Cost: $50 Producers, $25 Buyers, $25 for Lunch and Information Session Only
8:30 am Registration & Coffee
9:00 am Welcome & Refreshments
9:30 am Speed Dating
Fun, fast-paced meetings between buyers, distributors, and WSE member producers to individually discuss products and sales. Make a year’s worth of contacts in 2 hours! WSE encourages producers to bring samples of their products.
Speed Dating is open to all food buyers and WSE certified producers. Producers: pre-qualify for this event and WSE certification by completing the WSE Sustainability Criteria . Lunch and information session are open to all other interested parties at just $25.
12:30 pm Sustainable Networking Lunch
1:30 pm Open Forum – Bring Your Burning Questions
2:30 Door Prizes
First time chef or food buyer attending? Please call (406) 222-0730 to register!
- Flathead Lake Cheese
- Mannix Family Grassfed Beef
- Amaltheia Organic Dairy
- University of Montana Dining Services
- Lazy S R Ranch
- Missoula College Culinary Arts
- Hilton Garden Inn (Bozeman and Billings)
- Quirk Cattle Company
- Pioneer Meats
- Rancho Picante Bison
- Willow Spring Ranch Montana
- B Bar Ranch
- Yellowstone Grassfed Beef
- Montana State University Dining Services
- Marchi Ranches
- Fat Robin Orchard and Farm
- Thomas Cuisine Management
- Great Northern Pasta Co.
- Montana Coffee Traders