70th Annual Conference
to be held in Kansas City, Missouri April 6-9, 2016
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National Association of Produce Market Managers Holds 66th Annual Conference
This year's event featured tours of markets and farms in southern California, including visits to the Los Angeles Farmers Market, the 7th Street and Los Angeles Wholesale Markets, the Santa Monica Farmers Market, and Deardorff Farms in Ventura County. Presentations included updates from both USDA staff and United Fresh, and updates on the latest implications of the Food Safety Modernization Act. Also conducted were wholesale and retail roundtables featuring projects and best practices as well as a comprehensive look at tools to measure the economic and social value of markets to their communities and the most effective way to communite these. There was also a presentation on an innovative program to utilize solar power at markets by representatives from Sunlogics. (To read this entire press release, click here.)