2014 Meet the Buyers Reception
Date: December 9, 2014
Location: Center Concourse, Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Grand Rapids, MI
This year’s Meet the Buyers Reception will take place Tuesday, December 9 from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. in the Center Concourse of the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids, during the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO.
This event brings together specialty crop growers and retail, wholesale and institutional buyers, increasing the amount of locally-sourced produce on store shelves and in institutions like schools and hospitals. Mark your calendars for this great opportunity to network and build relationships, and stay tuned to this page and the e-newsletter for an updated list of buyers who will be attending the event.
2014 Buyers, as of 12/2/14, include:
Cherry Capital Foods
Eastern Market Corporation
- Gordon Food Service
- Michigan Farm to Institution Network/Michigan Food Hubs*
Sun Valley Foods
- Whole Foods Market
Thank you to our sponsors for this year’s event: Meijer, the Michigan State Horticultural Society, the Michigan Vegetable Council, Mid-Michigan Consulting, Mike Pirrone Produce, the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems, Originz LLC, and SpartanNash.
Thanks also to our partners, the MSU Product Center for Agriculture and Natural Resources and the Great Lakes EXPO.
If you’re a buyer and are interested in attending this event, or if you’d like to be a sponsor, click here! We still have space available!