Ventura County Ag Summit: Mark your calendar – September 11th and 12th

viagra 60mg arial,sans-serif;”>The Ventura County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office is proud to host the third annual Ventura County Agricultural Summit, adding the Taste of Local Exposition for the first time. The Agricultural Summit will be held on Friday, September 11 and Taste of Local Expo will take place on Saturday, September 12.

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Local Produce

The Taste of Local Exposition will be Ventura’s epicurean event of the season and is showcasing top-line chefs who emphasize locally sourced produce, premier local wineries, breweries, distillers, purveyors, farmers and vendors that support the Ventura County agricultural industry. The summit and expo are designed to highlight Ventura’s agricultural success and to protect and promote agriculture while building the foundation for long term success.

 

Keynote Speaker

PAULA DANIELS FOUNDER Los Angeles Food Policy Council (LAFPC)

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Paula Daniels

Paula Daniels is the founder of the Los Angeles Food Policy Council, a policy based collective impact initiative of food system leaders working toward an environmentally sustainable, equitable and regionally based food system (www.goodfoodla.org). The Council and its staff serve as the backbone of over 100 active and 500 connected individuals and organizations.  Its key initiatives are: a coordinated healthy foods strategy, with a focus on neighborhood market conversions; and a Good Food Purchasing Policy, a multi-faceted and comprehensive policy with metrics and guidelines for large institutional food purchasers.

 Date & Time:  Friday and Saturday September 11-12, 2015

                     Ventura Agricultural Summit will be held on Friday, from 10:00 am – 4 pm

                     A Farm to Plate Mixer will follow the Agricultural Summit from 4:30-6:30 pm

                    Taste of Local Exposition will be Saturday, from 12 pm- 4 pm

 

Location:   Cal State Channel Islands University

                   1 University Drive

                   Camarilo, CA 93012

Tickets to the Taste of Local Exposition are available for purchase online now. Tickets will also be sold at the door. Vendor and sponsorship information is available online. Agricultural Summit tickets are $35 and Farm to Plate Mixer tickets are $50, or $25 if purchased with an Agricultural Summit ticket. Taste of Local Expo tickets are $65. Two-day event passes are $105 and includes all events. For more information, please visit www.VenturaCountyAgSummit.com.

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