National Association of Produce Market Managers

Founded in 1947, NAPMM strives to help market managers improve facilities and increase services while encouraging cooperation and exchange of ideas between members and partners.

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Wholesale Markets to Meet with USDA and United Fresh - January 25, 2018

Sidney R. Yates Federal Building - Leopold Training Room (2SE01)
201 14th St. SW, Washington, DC 20227

Thursday, January 25, 2018, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

NAPMM and United Fresh are pleased to announce that together we are hosting a first ever one-day meeting of wholesale markets to meet with USDA at their headquarters in Washington DC. 

This will be a unique opportunity for wholesale market managers, boards of directors, and municipal officials to spend a day with members of USDA and United Fresh. We'll discuss the important role that wholesale markets play in cities and regions throughout the United States in providing critical infrastructure that links agriculture to communities. We'll brainstorm with USDA and United Fresh to generate ideas for opportunities to address challenges our markets are facing to ensure their continued success. View the press release. Register now to be a part of this meeting!

Wholesale Meeting Registration Form
Wholesale Meeting Agenda
Event Location and Directions
Hotel Options

For more information, please contact:
Rose Harrell, President of NAPMM rharrell91@gmail.com or Linda Best, NAPMM Admin lindabest@napmm.org

2018 NAPMM Annual Conference Returns to South Florida April 30 - May 3, 2018 

Save the date April 30 thru May 3, 2018 for the 72nd Annual National Association of Produce Market Managers Conference to be held in one of the most productive winter vegetable, citrus, sugar cane and specialty crop production areas in the nation, South Florida. The Conference hotel, the Miami Hilton Downtown, is located less than a mile from South Beach in an area convenient to Perez Art Museum Miami and the Port of Miami. This 4-star hotel is also within close proximity of Bicentennial Park and American Airlines Arena. The room rate of $148 per night, is available 3 days before or after the Conference, so extend your stay and enjoy the beautiful South Florida Spring weather.
 
The conference committee is still working on the agenda, but plan on field trips to Florida City farms and processing plants, sugar cane plantations and the everglades, as well as state of the art packing and shipping facilities. 
 
Our conference hosts, the Florida Department of Agriculture represented by Conference Chair, Danny Raulerson, promise perfect weather, good food and a fantastic program.  The Conference Committee is seeking input on program topics. Please send any ideas to NAPMM Administrator, Linda Best, lindabest@NAPMM.org
Watch for conference details and complete schedule and registration online and in the January, special conference edition of the GREENSHEET. Hope to see all of you in the South Florida sunshine. 
 





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Each year NAPMM organizes an annual conference which is hosted by one of our member markets from across the US and Canada and regional meetings that focus on specific topics with educational sessions, helping to keep our members up to date with the latest trends in the food industry.  Our events are made possible through the support of our members, sponsors, and friends.  Your sponsorship is critical to help us host a successful, informative event each year.  We appreciate any level of support you can give!

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