The multi-state Appalachian Regional Commission's food economy forum, held Tuesday-Wednesday, April 3-4, at the Renaissance Asheville Hotel, will focus on how communities can expand the role that food assets and sustainable agriculture play in local economic development, with a goal of increasing employment opportunities, sparking entrepreneurial ventures and building local wealth.
Registration for "Growing the Appalachian Food Economy: A Forum on Local Food Systems and Sustainable Agriculture" is $75. An optional local food-and-farm tour will include Blue Ridge Food Ventures, which is playing a significant role in the planning of this event.
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