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Saturday, November 12 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Building Farmer and Chef Relationships

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This discussion will explore the selling relationship between farmers and wholesale buyers such as distributors, restaurants and grocers. Come prepared to share your experiences! We want to hear about your successes and challenges selling or buying direct from farm to restaurant/retail. Share ideas, and hear from farmers and buyers that have successfully maintained these relationships. This discussion will be a moderated to keep the conversation positive and focused. Topics to consider: consistency of product, fitting menus to seasonal products, specialty varieties, weekly ordering systems.

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Chris Krucker

Manorun Organic Farm
Chris Krucker and his partner Denise own ManoRun Organic Farm in Hamilton. With their 4 children they have been growing vegetables and meats organically for 25 years. As part of helping to develop local food in Hamilton he was a founding member of the Dundas Farmer’s Market, the... Read More →

Saturday November 12, 2022 4:30pm - 5:30pm EST
Southwestern Regional Gathering