Good Morning everyone, check out this event:

Monday, February 9, 2009
Time: 8:00am – 5:30pm
Location: Herban Feast Sodo Park
Street: 3200 1st Avenue South
City/Town: Seattle, WA

Phone: 2066691387
Email: seattle@chefscollaborative.org

The Farmer Chef Connection is a unique annual gathering that brings together food producers (principally farmers, ranchers and artisans) with food buyers (chefs, retailers, processors, distributors, and institutional purchasers) for what is first and foremost a business-to-business networking event. http://seattle.chefscollaborative.org

8:00am to 9:00am – Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00am to 10:00am – Keynote Address featuring Chef/Author Tom Douglas & Farmer Luke Woodward: A Conversation between a Chef & Farmer

10:00am to 11:00am – Panel Discussion moderated by Chef Instructor/Author, Greg Atkinson: Food Certifications & Labels – the Next Generation

Breakout Topics will include:
• Meeting the Challenge of Local Distribution
• Branding/Marketing of Local Products and Menus
• Meat 401–Rules and Regulations for ‘In-house’ Charcuterie
• Meat 402: Mobile Slaughter Units in Washington State

11:15am to 12:15pm – Breakout Session I

12:30pm to 1:30pm – Lunch featuring locally-grown foods

1:45pm to 3:00pm – Networking: Connecting Producers and Buyers in the Marketplace

3:15pm to 4:00pm – Breakout Session II

4:00pm to 5:30pm – Happy Hour networking

Tickets will be $35 for producers & buyers/$40 all others if registered by Jan. 25th and $45 – until Feb. 5th, on sale at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/50630

Registration will close Feb. 5, 2009; earlier if sold out. To receive a print invitation with more information, please email seattle@chefscollaborative.org with your name and mailing address.

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Written by franticfoodie

I am Keren Brown (note: Keren with 2 E's). I love living in Seattle, I think the weather here is fabulous and spend my days writing, organizing and planning food events. Read about Seattle food events, recipes or just immerse in the food obsession. Check out my other blog in the Seattle PI http://blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com/franticfoodie/

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