Seattle Good Business Network presents Good Food Connections, an inaugural farm-and-sea-to-table trade conference uniting farmers, fishers, artisans, chefs, buyers and community food stakeholders around a common table. Made possible in partnership with Tilth Alliance and with support from King Conservation District
The primary goal of the event is to facilitate market connections and strengthen the regional food system serving King County and Puget Sound. SGBN pleased to be able to host this event in person in 2023 and they look forward to a day of lively panel discussions, a seated lunch, and a facilitated networking session, culminating in a happy hour tasting event featuring 40 locally produced or grown food and beverage vendors.
SGBN invites Washington farmers, fishers, food and beverage artisans, and chefs to apply for your food and beverage products to be presented at this conference. We will be focusing on featuring businesses who provide wholesale opportunities to make connections with local food buyers across multiple sectors. We anticipate that conference participants will include regional food buyers, including chefs, grocery and other retail buyers, institutional buyers, and food assistance programs and community kitchens.
Invitation to Apply
Application deadline is 12/5/22. There are multiple ways to present your foods during this event. We are searching for:
- Breakfast/pastry and hot beverage providers
- Farms, producers, and caterers able to provide a hot family style meal at lunch
- Vendors to exhibit their goods at the Happy Hour tasting event
Application deadline is 12/5/22. Applications will be assessed on diversity of product as well as on the information you provide about how scalable your product is to a wholesale level. We will inform you if your product has been selected for inclusion by 12/14/22. Should you have any questions not answered here, please reach out to Mariah DeLeo.