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Restaurant and Farmer Networking Event, with Sweet Grown Alabama

August 8, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Calling all Alabama restaurants! Are you 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. Pre-register now to attend one of three free workshops across the state at SweetGrownAlabama.org/Farm-Flavor/Restaurant. Closest event to our area is in Huntsville Monday, August 8 from 9:00 am – 11:30 am.

And that’s not all! Every restaurant in attendance will receive a complimentary, one-year membership in the Sweet Grown Alabama program. Don’t miss this SWEET opportunity!Where? HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology | 601 Genome Way Northwest, Huntsville, AL 35806

Tentative Agenda: 
9:00–9:10 a.m. Welcome and Overview of HudsonAlpha
9:10–9:45 a.m. The Importance of Buying Local and How to Market
Ellie Watson, Sweet Grown Alabama Director
9:45–10:00 a.m. Farmer Testimonial
 Local Farmer TBD
10:00–10:30 a.m. Food Safety and Buying Local
Camila Rodrigues, 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! 


August 8, 2022
9:00 am - 11:30 am