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Webinar: Looking Ahead for Food and Farm Businesses

January 31, 2019

Looking Ahead for Food and Farm Businesses in 2019
Wednesday, March 27th, 12:00 - 1:00 pm

What does the coming year hold for our food and farms?  Lynn EllenSchimoler, Senior Agriculture Business Development and Working Lands Program Manager, will join us to talk about what she sees as major trends and opportunities in for food and farms in 2019.
Looking ahead to 2019, we'll discuss:
  • What Vermont farmers and food producers should be aware of when marketing and selling their products
  • How markets are changing, and how that affects our food producers
  • Trends to keep an eye on 

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Lynn Ellen Schimoler, VT Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Lynn Ellen Schimoler is Senior Agricultural Business Development, Working Lands Program Manager, working closely with the Working Lands Enterprise Initiative Board, and Grantees. Schimoler has over 25 years of experience in the retail food industry, most recently working with City Market/Onion River Co-op as Director of Purchasing and Merchandising. She has worked for independents in CA, NH, and VT, and collaborated with National Cooperatives Grocers on category management, store operations, and product development for Co-ops in New England. Schimoler has a BA in dance from Bennington College, and enjoys a part-time Dance Lecturer role at the University of Vermont.

We will post a recording plus notes on this site, and on the Facebook event page, following the live webinar.

You may be prompted to use the Zoom app to join the meeting - it's a pretty simple one click set up, but if you don't want to do that, try another browser (in theory you should have the option to join without an app).

If you have problems signing on during the webinar, check the Zoom help desk or e-mail - we will monitor that account for questions (it's hard to answer the phone while you're hosting a webinar).
You can find recordings and notes from our past webinars in the "Webinar Resources" category of this blog. These webinars are free for everyone, but we sure don't mind if folks become VFN Members to help support this and other programming designed to strengthen our local food businesses.
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