2018 Virginia Farmers Market Conference

Influencers, Innovators & Incubators

The 6th Annual Virginia Farmers Market Conference

“Influencers, Innovators & Incubators”

November 1 & 2, 2018


Capital Area Region: Richmond, VA


Virginia Farm Bureau

12580 West Creek Parkway

Richmond, VA 23238


VAFMA’s 6th Annual Virginia Farmers Market Conference will be held November 1 & 2, 2018 in the Richmond area. Our annual conference provides an opportunity for dynamic discussions, training, information exchange and peer networking between Virginia’s market managers and other food system stakeholders.


This year’s theme focuses on innovative and new ideas that help drive farmers market success.


Topics covered will include:

  • Vendor Relations & Retainment
  • Connecting with Influencers
  • Innovative Outreach – Using Technology to Increase Vendor Sales
  • Innovative Food Access Resources
  • Food Safety
  • Building Relationships with Public Officials
  • Using Metrics to Reach Influencers
  • Spurring Economic Development through Incubation
  • Connecting with Customers
  • Events/Programming
  • And more

  • Full Program & Speakers Link


    This is an excellent opportunity to get connected to resources and network with market managers & market stakeholders from across the state.


    Enjoy staying at the nearby Wingate by Wyndham Richmond, 13991 North Gayton Road Richmond, Virginia 23233. Conference Discount Rate Block is Full but there are still rooms available at this hotel and others in the area. 


    Consider staying the weekend to experience the amazing Fire Flour Fork (A gathering for the food curious) Look for a discount code in your conference registration receipt.


    Exhibitor Spaces Sold Out


    Because the Virginia Farm Bureau is a security access building, we are unable to take walk-in registrations. Please register by October 29th. Thank you! 



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