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SAVE THE DATE FOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6TH.

The Food Industry Center will be hosting two events discussing the place of local foods in the food economy.

In the morning, a FREE workshop on Lessons from Case Studies on Local Foods Supply Chains.

This TFIC workshop is designed for local food system participants and advocates, food industry professionals, students and faculty. It will offer an opportunity to exchange ideas about and discuss the emerging role of local food in our food system.

The workshop is based on research published in the ERS Publication Comparing the Structure, Size, and Performance of Local and Mainstream Food Supply Chains and will be led by the report's research team. Researchers compared local and mainstream food supply chains for five product-place combinations conducted in 5 metropolitan areas across the United States and will share their case studies findings.

8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Heritage Gallery, McNamara Alumni Center
200 Oak Street
Minneapolis, MN 55454

REGISTRATION IS FREE, BUT REQUIRED

To Register Visit Workshop Registration


In the afternoon, join us for the:

2010 FOOD CAREER NETWORKING EVENT

The Fall Food Networking Conference brings together University students, faculty, and food industry professionals to meet each other and learn about topics currently engaging the food industry.

Guest Speaker: Paul Hugunin
Program Manager, Minnesota Grown Program
and University of Minnesota Alumni

This year's event features speed networking sessions to introduce students to the wide variety of food related careers available and and provide professionals the opportunity to meet the University's talented future industry leaders.

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
McNamara Alumni Center Atrium
200 Oak Street
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Registration:

Students: Free
TFIC Sponsoring Members: Free
Industry, Nonprofit, Government & Academic: $15.00
Registration fee will be collected the day of event

To Register, Visit Networking Event Registration


Visit The Food Industry Center Events webpage to learn about other food related events being hosted by the University of Minnesota.




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