For wholesale food buyers interested in making connections with local producers, Local Link is the place to be. The event is open to members of the Northwest Food Buyers’ Alliance and all institutional foodservice staff interested in finding new local products and building relationships that will lead to viable solutions for large-scale, local sourcing.
Wednesday, November 7, 9-11 a.m.
Castaway in Northwest Portland, located at 1900 NW 18th Avenue
$5 | Buyers register here
Free for school staff. Online registration closes November 5th at 5 p.m.
Our Local Link vendors are screened to ensure alignment with the NW Food Buyers’ Alliance mission of developing strong, healthy regional food systems. All vendors should aim to serve volume foodservice buyers. Wondering if foodservice is a fit for you? Email Aaron Vargas with questions.
$45 farm, ranch, or fisher
$65 value-added food business
No vendors will be turned away for lack of funds. Building a strong regional food system is our priority, and your attendance is valued. Scholarship opportunities are available to make this event available to all. Contact Aaron Vargas for more information.
Vendors apply here | Application deadline October 19th
A big thank you to Castaway for sponsoring this year’s vendor fair! We’ll be back at the Redd on Salmon Street next year once renovations are complete in 2019.
For questions contact Aaron Vargas