November Face to Face Meeting

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Will be working with Local Roots on the details for the November 20th, 2013 face to face meeting of the network. The preliminary agenda specifies interaction with local producers, cooperative members and maybe auction leadership. Beyond specialty crops this will likely include Dairy and Meats. We are scheduled from 9:30 to 1. Is there an interest in visiting a dairy or meat processing facility nearby afterwards? Certainly not promising this is possible, but willing to explore if response is positive.

You can find Devita and Kelly's the presentations from the September meeting in Detroit in this file Detroit Meeting Presentations

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For those attending

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For those attending tomorrow's meeting, we have run into a few scheduling conflicts with the end time, so hopefully you can arrive closer to 9 or 9:15 than the original 9:30 start time.

Location 
Local Roots Market and Cafe
140 S Walnut St,
Wooster, OH 44691
(330) 263-5336
Group Website - Midwest Food Innovation Network (invitation only)
 
Tentative Agenda - To be approved at 9:30
 
9:00 to 9:15 Arrive and browse Local Roots Market 
9:15 to 9:30 Welcome and The Local Roots Story (Betsy)
9:30 to 9:45 Attendee Introductions and brief bio of each business 2 minute max.
9:45 to 10:30 Round-table with 
10:30 to 10:45 Next steps in Produce, Fruit and other Ingredient relationships.
10:45 to 11 Local Roots Kitchen Tour (Betsy and Sherry) 
11:00 to 11:15 Break
11:15 to 11:45 Member Project updates, Opportunities and Challenges.
11:45 to Noon Stinner Summit Projects (Brian) - Peer Network (ACEnet) and Grafton State Farm (Goodness Grows)
Noon Adjourn w/ Lunch on your own @LR 
 
Chet - Would you be willing to facilitate the round-table?
Brian Gwin
Portfolio Manager
OARDC / Jumpstart
OARDC Wooster
330.202.3534 office