Business Development Sessions

Each year the conference delivers excellent sessions on how to grow your farm, food and beverage business. Check out this year’s sessions on accessing capital, expanding markets while preserving values, going organic, and policy updates that impact the grain-shed. For a full listing of the Agenda, Schedule and Session Descriptions visit our PROGRAM page.

Accessing Capital for Food, Beverage & Farm Businesses
PANEL: Ricky Adams, Northwest Farm Credit Services, Alex Mondau, Community Sourced Capital, Amy Pearl, Hatch Innovation & Celia Nightingale, Center for Business & Innovation, Thurston EDC
SESSION 1: 9:00am-10:20am

Ricky AdamsAlex MondauAmy PearlCelia Nightingale

 

 

 

Values Based Businesses In the Grain-Shed
Matt Hofmann, Westland Distillery, Sara Nelson, Fremont Brewing Company, Mariah Ross, Scratch & Peck Feeds, Tissa Stein, Tabor Bread
SESSION 2: 10:30am-11:50am

Mariah Ross Tissa Stein

 

 

 

 

 

Stamped Into Law: Policies Impacting the Grain-Shed
PANEL: Mike Lufkin & John Taylor, King County Government, Ron Shultz, WA St. Conservation Commission, Jason Parker, WA Distillers Guild, Annie McGrath, WA Brewers Guild, Amy Halloran, Author The New Bread Basket
SESSION 3: 1:10pm-2:40pm

Mike Lufkin PhotoJohn TaylorRon ShultzJason ParkerAnnie McGrath--just logo

 

 

 

Amy Halloran

 

 

 

 

Organic Grain: A Market of Potential
James Henderson, Hummingbird Wholesale & Nathaniel Lewis, Organic Trade Association
SESSION 3: 1:10pm-2:40pm

James Henderson

OTA Conference at NPEE 2015

 

For a full listing of the Agenda, Schedule and Session Descriptions visit our PROGRAM page.

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