Food Entrepreneur Conference

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Local Food Entrepreneur Conference

Aspiring entrepreneurs, small farmers, and business owners are invited to attend the sixth installment of the Food Entrepreneur Conference on March 21-22, 2018. The conference will be held at the Center for Advanced Science, Innovation, and Commerce (CASIC) building in the Auburn Research Park.

Keynote speakers include:

Stacy Brown, founder of Chicken Salad Chick

Robert Armstrong, owner of G Momma’s “Southern-style bite size cookies”

Jimmy Wright of Wright’s Market

Ellie Taylor of the Alabama Grocer’s Association.

Experts from Auburn University, Alabama Department of Public Health, and Alabama Cooperative Extension System, (ACES) will cover topics such as selling to a big box store, labeling and testing regulations, food safety, finances, and marketing.

Cost to attend is $150 before March 14th and $200 afterwards. For more information, agenda, and registration contact Regina Crapps at 334-844-7456. The Food Entrepreneur Conference Facebook page provides the most recent details as well.