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Local Specialty Crop and Local Specialty Food Trade Show
March 5 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm$30 – $150
Join us for Sustainable Business Network’s Local Food and Specialty Crop Trade Show on Tuesday, March 5th, 2019, from 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM at Northeastern University Curry Center. The 2018 Local Food and Specialty Crop Trade Show is designed to facilitate connections and stimulate business relationships between producers and wholesale buyers of local food, with a focus on specialty crop food products in Massachusetts. The Trade Show aims to facilitate connections and stimulate business relationships between producers and wholesale buyers of local food.
Specialty crop exhibitors will include New England based farmers, produce distributors and local specialty crop producers (products made with 50% or more specialty crops also qualify). Please view the USDA definition of specialty crops here. This Trade Show is sponsored by the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources. Exhibition booths are free for specialty crop farmers and other specialty crop producers.
The trade show is open to all non-specialty crop food producers including meat and dairy farms, fisheries, baked goods and other added value producers. Exhibition booths are $125.00. *$25 Discount for SBN Members.
Any wholesale buyers, who are interested in purchasing Massachusetts or New England-produced food items. These buyers can be supermarkets, co-ops, restaurants, hotels, institutions, schools, food processors in search of ingredients, distributors, or anyone else interested in local purchasing options.*This event is intended for commercial buyers, not individual consumers.*