Coffee will be on! Plan to arrive in time to meet other network managers and enjoy a light breakfast.
|9:15-9:30||Welcome & Introductions|
|9:30-10:30||Keynote Address: Moe Garahan, Savour and Just Food Ottawa|
Who Grew That, and Who Needs to Know? Restoring consumer confidence. Who bears the cost?
|10:30-11:15||Producer Verification – Local Level Solutions|
Insights and ideas from network managers and a farmer on producer verification systems, signage, handling resellers, and how to get stakeholder support. Panel discussion and Q&A
|11:30-11:45||Google Ad Words|
Cameron Dale from Evergreen Brick Works Market shares tips and examples from his marketing team on how to make Google Adwords a powerful promotion tool for your market.
|11:45-12:45||Idea Swap 1|
Ready, Set, Swap! 3 key issues for discussion:
|1:30-2:30||Panel 2: Challenge and Change|
Managers who have established, moved, and rebuilt markets talk about lessons learned.
|3:00-4:00||Idea Swap 2|
A variation on our original Idea Swap, this session will give you a chance to work with managers in situations like your own (rural/urban markets, year round/seasonal) so you can tackle common problems and share solutions.
|4:00–4:20||Evaluations & Wrap up|