Grower/Buyer Meetings for Producers

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Got To Be NC
Another Great Opportunity:
 As we start the new year, Got To Be NC is excited to announce two new, free opportunities for produce growers, meat producers, and fishermen to meet one-on-one with buyers from retail and food service companies.

PUBLIX/PATE DAWSON/THE PRODUCE BOX | FEBRUARY 23

On February 23, the department will host Publix Super Markets, Pate Dawson-Southern Foods and The Produce Box in the Scott Building at the N.C. State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. Through this meeting, you’ll have the chance to meet in short, 15-minute sessions with buyers across produce, meat and seafood categories. Registration is required. Deadline for registration is February 6.

Click link to complete the registration form:
February 23rd Meeting Registration

HARRIS TEETER MEETINGS | MARCH 2 & 3
The department also is pleased to partner with Harris Teeter to offer two special events for produce growers, meat producers, and fishermen. The first will be held March 2 in the Holshouser Building at the N.C. State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. Another event will be held March 3 at the Harris Teeter Learning Resource Center, located at 200 Distribution Drive in Greensboro. The Harris Teeter events include a presentation from the company, information on GAP certification, a catered lunch and one-on-one meetings with buyers across produce, meat and seafood categories at both events.

Registration is required. Deadline for registration is February 6.
Click link to complete the registration form:
March 2nd or 3rd Meeting Registration

These events are made possible through a grant from the N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission. They are just some of the events we have planned for 2017. We hope you will take advantage of these opportunities to market and grow your business. If you have questions about the above events, please email: agexpo@ncagr.gov

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Photo of Jackie Murphy MillerJackie Murphy MillerNC AgVentures Grant Program Coordinator (919) 628-0163 jackie_miller@ncsu.eduANR/CRD - NC State University
Posted on Jan 18, 2017
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