UPDATE 3/5/19 - WE ARE OFFICIALLY SOLD OUT at all ticket levels.
FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2019
The Food Conference highlights policy, research, programs and practical application on a variety of food system issues, such as food security, production, business and community issues. Fee includes breakfast and lunch featuring Alaska food products.
FRIDAY EVENING, MARCH 8, 2019
FOOD POLICY NETWORKING EVENT
Join us for social time to meet other food system enthusiasts! Fee includes Alaska beverages and hors d’oeuvres featuring Alaska food products.
SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2019
FOOD FESTIVAL & CONFERENCE
The Food Festival is a fun and educational event for the whole family. The Food Festival includes Alaska food vendors and products to try and buy, food demonstrations, and hands-on interactive workshops on raising, harvesting and preparing food. Please note, some workshops may charge an additional fee to cover materials. Fee includes breakfast and lunch featuring Alaska food products.
SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 2019 (9am-12pm)
ALASKA FARMERS MARKET ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING
Open to market managers, organizers, and producers, past, present, or future! Light breakfast and coffee will be served.
Draft Agenda includes an introduction from Johanna Herron (Alaska Division of Agriculture), and overview of our 2018 efforts and grant funding, followed by a strategic planning session led by Farmers Market Coalition’s Executive Director, Ben Feldman.
$180.00 Full Food Conference and Festival (w/Social Event) (Friday and Saturday)
$90.00 Full Food Conference and Festival (w/Social Event)
(for speakers, students & volunteers)
$100.00 Friday Food Conference and Festival (w/ Social Event)
$90.000 Saturday Food Conference and Festival
$25.00 Food Policy Networking Event only (Friday evening)
hotel & venue information
The Alaska Food Festival and Conference will be held at Land’s End Resort in Homer. Rooms are available at a special conference rate of 10% off winter-rate prices, (March 7-10, 2019) (group code FARMERS2019). Rooms must be booked by March 1, 2019 to receive this rate. For more information or to book your room visit Land’s End Resort or call 800-478-0400(reservations), 907-235-0400.
UPDATE 3/5/19 - Hotel is SOLD OUT
Homer is 225 miles south of Anchorage, a 4-5 hour drive depending on the time of year. There are several daily flights between Homer and Anchorage and the rest of the state - they can booked by visiting RAVN’s website. We have partnered with RAVN to provide 7% off fares, using the promo code “AKFOODPOLICY” during purchase. Need help figuring out how to apply the code? Check out this guide.
Ground transportation includes taxis, LYFT, and rental cars (at the airport or off terminal at Adventure Car Rentals).