National Value Added Agriculture Conference
16th Annual National Value-Added Agriculture Conference
The Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development's What Works Conference Series will be hosting a joint regional conference with the National Value Added Agriculture Conference on "Enhancing Food Security and Rural Viability through Innovative Food System Practices and Opportunities" May 13-15, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.
Host conference hotel is the Holiday Inn Inner Harbor in Down town Baltimore (www.innerharborhi.com/). Use this easy booking link: NERCRD-NVA.
This conference represents a few novel ideas: it is the first joint meeting between the National Value Added Conference participants and the Northeast Regional Center, it will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the MarketMaker program, and it offers a unique opportunity for our constituents to discuss timely subjects in rural development and food security.
2013 Conference - Rogers, Arkansas
2012 Conference - Traverse City, Michigan
2011 Conference - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2010 Conference - Biloxi, Mississippi
2009 Conference - Moline, Illinois and Iowa
2008 Conference - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
2007 Conference - Lexington, Kentucky
2006 Conference - Nashville, Tennessee
2005 Conference - Indianapolis, Indiana
2004 Conference - Peoria, Illinois
2003 Conference - Grand Rapids, Michigan
2002 Conference - Madison, Wisconsin
2001 Conference - Excelsior Springs, Missouri
2000 Conference (Nov.) - Perry, Iowa
2000 Conference (June) - Nashua, Iowa