The Illinois Farmers Market Association will have its annual conference at Allerton Park on Thursday, April 4th. The keynote speaker will be John Ikerd.
Additional information is below, and you can register here.
Do you manage or sell at a farmers market? Or maybe you’re interested in the local food movement? Then save the date of Thursday, April 4, 2019 for the Illinois Farmers Market Association (ILFMA) annual conference at Allerton Park & Retreat Center in Monticello, Illinois.
This full-day conference will be packed with informative and inspiring speakers, 3 educational tracks (Market Managers, Market Vendors, and Market Presentations), targeted break-out sessions at all experience levels, networking opportunities, and a fabulous winter market and vendor fair. This year’s keynote speaker is John Ikerd and the lunch keynote is the new Illinois Department of Agriculture Director John Sullivan.
Each registration includes all educational sessions, keynotes, full breakfast, buffet lunch, entrance to the winter market and vendor fair, free Wi-Fi, parking, numerous networking opportunities, and more!
Arrive a day early to enjoy a discounted room rate to stay onsite at the Allerton Mansion, as well as the opportunity to take part in a farm-to-table fundraiser dinner benefitting ILFMA featuring Chef Jordan Baldarotta of Baldarotta’s Porketta & Sicilian Sausage.
To register for the dinner and conference visit www.ilfma.org.