First CVFAC General Meeting of the year is one week from today!

First CVFAC General Meeting of the year is one week from today!

 Please join us for our first Public General Meeting of the 2013 Season

 Monday February 4th at 4:00 PM at the COTR Greenhouse Classroom.

Each meeting will have a short business introductory agenda and then will move into a major presentation.  We have a full line up of great speakers for our spring meetings helping to bring our Valley’s food producers and consumers together. We hope these entertaining and educational presentations and panels will give everyone a reason to attend and participate as much as possible.  We hope to see you there!

Meeting Agenda:

 Welcome and introductions: Meet the New FAC Board Members

Up-dates on our major projects: Focus for the 2013 season

Membership Program: Join the FAC and receive local benefits package

Producer’s announcements/products for sale: What’s new!

 February featured Program:

Welcome to the 2013 Season of CVFAC General Meetings!

“Buy Local” Panel/Presentations – Jim Jacobsen and Jen Comer will present ideas about why buying local is so important to the local economy and to local agriculture/food producers in particular.

Upcoming Program Topics: (all meetings held in COTR Greenhouse Classroom)

March Meeting: Monday March 4th, at 7:00 PM

Program Topic: Niche Marketing Panel addressing new approaches for success in agriculture and food production and marketing

 April Meeting: Monday April 1st, at 4:00 PM

Program Topic: “Consumer/Producer relations” – What consumers can do to support producers and how our involvement needs to be cooperative for everyone’s ultimate benefit.

 May Meeting: Monday May 6th, at 7:00 PM

Program Topic: “You get what you pay for!”  A look at why small farm products cost more but are worth every penny you pay.

Contact Len Parkin for further details at 250-866-5405 or CrestonFoodAction@gmail.com

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