Wed, Sep 30 | Zoom Webinar

Agriculture and Main Street

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Agriculture and Main Street

Time & Location

Sep 30, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
Zoom Webinar

About the Event



Presented in collaboration with University of Minnesota Extension, this seminar will focus on creating stronger ties between our ag producers and downtowns. From restaurants to retail stores, activation of farmer's markets and ag-tourism opportunities, you'll be able to hear from experts who are leading the way for local agriculture and downtown districts to thrive together. 

Event Created in Partnership with University of Minnesota Extension

Event Sponsored by the Southeast Regional Sustainable Development Partnership

Cover photo from UMN Extension, taken by Scott Streble.


Agenda for Agriculture on Main Street

9:00-9:05: Welcome

9:05-9:50: Keynote

9:55-10:25: Breakouts

  1. Agritourism: Growing tourism through local food
  2. Farm to Restaurant Table: Why and How
  3. Retail Strategies for Local Growers and Producers
  4. Beyond the Farmer’s Market: How to maximize farmer’s market customers to drive downtown commerce

10:25-10:30 Break

10:30-10:55 Roundtable--30 Second Success Stories

11:00-11:50 Panel Discussion: Communities Making it Happen

11:50-12:00: Wrap-up and More information

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