Join the Maine Grocers & Food Producers Association at the State of Maine Agricultural Trade Show

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Join the Maine Grocers & Food Producers Association at the State of Maine Agricultural Trade Show 
Wednesday, January 16th!

4 P.M.: Get Growing Series! Panel. Demystifying the Entry to Market. This panel features buyers and retailers who can share their experience to provide specific information to curious producers. Learn how to approach store managers, category buyers, and other non-traditional retail buyers to sell your product. The panel will address questions such as, “What should you be prepared to provide for inventory? How do stores determine their next best steps? What are the expected commitments as a food producer selling to retailers?” Come with questions, leave with connections! Featuring Portland Food Co-op, The Maine Course Sodexo and Uncle Dean's Natural Market. (Location: Cumberland Room)

5-7 P.M.: 2019 Winter Meet & Greet and Producer Showcase. Join vendors on the show floor and tour the Maker's Market. A formal reception space available starting at 6 P.M. in the Aroostook/Androscoggin Rooms. Cash Bar available. Those interested in bringing samples are encouraged to reach out.

Come ready to mingle, sample and make connections! The event is FREE to attend; RSVP's are appreciated.

THANK YOU, SERIES SPONSOR: get real. get Maine! - A program of the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry.


About the Maine Grocers Food Producers Association

The Maine Grocers & Food Producers Association is a business trade association representing main street businesses: independently owned and operated grocery stores, supermarkets, food and beverage producers and processors, wholesalers and distributors and allied service companies. We are a community dedicated to the prosperity of Maine’s grocery and food producer industry through excellence in advocacy, networking and education.