Thursday, February 10, 2011

Appalachian State University Food Services Seeks to Source More Local Foods

Appalachian State University Food Services invites local farmers and producers to a forum on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 from 10am-12pm at the Agricultural Conference Center ( located at 252 Poplar Grove Rd. in Boone, NC.

Appalachian Food Services will provide important information for persons interested in selling to them, including: who to contact, working within the state bid process, pricing and volume of commonly used items and more.

Appalachian Food Services strongly encourages interested persons to attend with 2011 product lists and predicted seasonal availability of items that they could purchase.

For more information, please contact Heather Brandon, Food Services Specialist ( or 828-262-6127) or Margie Mansure, Extension Agent ( or 828-264-3061).

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