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Annual Meeting (2020)

The 24th Vermont Fresh Network Annual Meeting

Tuesday, January 28th, 10:00 - 4:00, The Inn at the Round Barn, Waitsfield

Networking - Panels - Discussions

The VFN Annual Meeting is a chance to connect with farmers, food producers, distributors, chefs and other culinary professionals. It combines panel discussions and plenty of informal networking opportunities, plus a chance to shape VFN's work for the upcoming year. You do not have to be a VFN Partner Member to attend our annual meetings (although only Partner Members can vote).

Please REGISTER to secure your spot: $15 members, $25 non-members.  Includes lunch.

This year, topics will focus on agritourism, workforce development, the Vermont wine industry, and our upcoming 25th anniversary. Full agenda coming soon. And stay tuned for after-meeting-mixer details!

Tickets are $15 for members, $25 for non-members, with student discounts available. Not a member yet? We have Supporting Memberships and Partner Memberships - learn more here.

Register Today!


Meeting Agenda


10:00 - 10:30 Registration & Coffee

10:30 - 11:30 VFN Business & Introductions 

  • VFN year in review & 2020 plans
  • Small group conversation 

11:30 - 12:00 Transition to Lunch

12:00 - 1:00  Reimagining Vermont’s workforce to thrive in 2020 and beyond

1:00 - 1:30 Break & Conversation

1:30 - 2:30 Vermont Agritourism 2.0 – Trends, challenges, and opportunities for the VFN community

2:30 - 3:00 Break & Cookies  

3:00 - 3:30  Small group discussion: TBD

4:00 Program Concludes 

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