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2014 Winter Networking Meeting
When
Monday January 27, 2014 from 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM EST
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Where
Simpson Spring
719 Washington St.
Easton, MA 02748
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Calling all Farms, Chefs, Schools, Caterers and Businesses looking for local: 

You're invited to SEMAP's Winter Networking Meeting!

 

When: NEXT MONDAY, January 27th

Registration starts at 3:30pm

Where: Simpson Spring: 719 Washington St., South Easton, MA

 

This event is FREE but please register (click below) in advance.

 

SEMAP's Winter Networking Meeting is a FREE event where our region's growers, producers and buyers make connections (or reconnect), and it's also a great opportunity to learn more about how you can get involved with SEMAP!

 

This year's featured presenter is marketing pro Myrna Greenfield of Good Egg Marketing! She'll be offering her expertise on Online Marketing Strategies, with Q&A to follow. Stick around to chat with her after the presentation and learn more!

 

Simpson Spring, host

Our host, Simpson Springis the oldest independent bottling plant in the United States, providing pure spring water and old fashioned, hand-mixed sodas. Participants of the networking event will be able to take a tour of the family-owned and operated business, including a look at the facility and the spring itself. Located in South Easton, Simpson Spring is more than just a bottling plant: they run a company store, museum, and Saturday market. Read more about the company in this season's edition of edible South Shore & South Coast!

 

"Ask the Expert" Sessions

Dorothy Suput, executive director of The Carrot Project will be on hand before the meeting to hold mini 'Ask the Expert' sessions to discuss farm finance questions. Contact Kristen Irvin (kirvin@semaponline.org) to reserve one of these 20-minute one-on-one sessions to help start the conversation about your farm's equipment, buildings or other capital needs!

 

*The Ask the Expert sessions will run in 20 minute slots from 3pm to 4pm. There's limited availability, so email Kristen today!

 

SEMAP Updates

There's lots brewing! Hear about the Annual Conference, Technical Assistance programming, our new Farm Advancement Grant Program, and more.

 

Networking & Snacks!

And as always - there will be plenty of time for NETWORKING with new faces and old friends with plenty of local food!

 

Other reasons to attend:

  • Stay in touch with attending chefs and buyers, in case of future sales.
  • Networking Time!  Meet new growers, producers and buyers of local food.
  • Sample locally grown/produced products.
  • Learn more about SEMAP's programs and how you can be involved!

Any questions, please contact Kristen Irvin at kirvin@semaponline.org.

 

Hope to see you there! This event is FREE but please register in advance.