Interested in learning how to source local for your restaurant or expanding your locally grown menu offerings? Make plans to join Sweet Grown Alabama for a time of education and networking between restaurants and local farmers. Every restaurant in attendance will receive a complimentary, one-year membership in the Sweet Grown Alabama program! You'll also take home valuable knowledge about marketing, sourcing local and have the opportunity to connect with local farmers onsite.
Two Event Opportunities:
Click the city name and date below for details and registration link. Pre-registration is required to attend this free event.
Mobile | July 31, 2023
When? Monday, July 31 | 9:00-11:30 a.m.
Where? Jon Archer Agricultural Center | 1070 Schillinger Road N., Mobile, AL 36608
9:00–9:10 a.m. Welcome
9:10–9:45 a.m. The Importance of Buying Local and How to Market
9:45–10:00 a.m. Farmer Testimonial
10:00–10:30 a.m. Food Safety and Buying Local
Alabama Cooperative Extension System
10:30–11:30 a.m. Networking Time with Local Farmers
Please enjoy product samples and meet farmers in your area. We encourage you to use this time to make business and supplier partnerships!
Are you a farmer or product maker interested in participating as a vendor? This free networking opportunity is an exclusive perk of Sweet Grown Alabama membership. Membership information and the application can be found here.
Contact Director Ellie Watson