61st Annual NAPMM Conference - March 24-27, 2007
A big thank you to Michael Janis, Market Manager of the San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market, for hosting a fantastic conference. Sincere thanks also to everyone involved in making it another successful conference. For those of you who could not attend, we hope to see you in Philly in 2008!
We would also like to thank CHEP in their continuous sponsorship and support of our organization.
Sunday (March 25) Presentations
The Value of Farmer and Public Markets: Economic, Social and Community Building
Diane Eggert, Executive Director, Farmers Market Federation of New York
Strategies in Handling Waste Management on a Market
Sheree Brannan, Market Manager, Maryland Food Center Authority
Triple Bottom Line: Markets' Responsbility to Serve Farmers, Consumers and the Community
Darlene Wolnick, Deputy Director, marketumbrella.org
San Francisco's Food Waste Compost Program
Alex Dmitriew, Commercial Recycling Assistance Corrdinator, Department of the Environment and County of San Francisco
Bob Besso, Recycling Program Manager, Norcal Waste Systems
New Zealan Program-Composting Organic Waste
George Pottinger, General Manager and Director, HotRot Exports, Ltd.
Market Research: What is Our Market and How Can we Better Serve Them?
Larry Lund, Principal, Real Estate Planning Group
Monday (March 26th) Presentations
Professional Development: Food Safety 101
Leslie Kransy, Partner, Keller and Heckman LLP
World Union World Markets - Update
Don Darnall, Executive Director, Maryland Food Center Authority
Help Your Farmers Sell More
Don Wambles, Director, Alabama Farmers Market Authoirty
Canadian Markets: Heart About the Activities and Key Issues of our Canadian Colleagues' Markets
More on the Canadian Markets
Robert Chroney, Farmers Markets Ontario
New York City Wholesale Farmers Market Study & Interim Wholesale Famers' Market at the New Fulton Fish Market at Hunts Point
Bob Lewis, Chief Market Specialist, NY State Department of Agriculture & Markets
For a complete Classroom Program for the San Francisco Conference - Click here.