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2020 Georgia Grown Symposium & Farm Tour- February 11-12, 2020

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Macon Marriott City Center

240 Coliseum Drive

Macon, GA 31217

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The Georgia Department of Agriculture is pleased to announce the 2020 Georgia Grown Symposium February 11-12, 2020.

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The Georgia Grown Agriculture Commodity Commission and the Georgia Department of Agriculture are pleased to announce the 2020 Georgia Grown Symposium being held in Macon, Georgia at the Macon Marriott City Center Hotel February 11 and 12. This year's symposium will be a two-day event with educational sessions offered on day one geared toward craft food producers, agritourism operators and school nutrition. Craft food panel discussions will include topics on food safety, Food Pic, launching a new product, and taking your product nationally. Agritourism panel topics will include social media, beat practices, agritourism resources, and developing programs to meet educational standards. School Nutrition panels will include topic discussions on farm to school procurement, building community partnerships, creative staffing for your farm to school activities and an update on farm to school with Georgia Department of Education & Georgia Department of Agriculture. During Tuesday's symposium attendees will be able to visit with exhibitors throughout the day who offer business services to Georgia Grown members.

On day two, Wednesday, February 12, attendees will have an exciting opportunity to attend an all-day farm tour to visit agritourism operations in the area. Farm tour stops include . Wednesday’s farm tour will include lunch.

Paid Georgia Grown members: Don't forget to enter your promo code for a discount on this item. Discount *ONLY* applies to those attending the FULL event. Georgia Grown member discounts do *NOT* apply for symposium-only tickets.

Registration closes February 1, 2020!

Two forms of registration will be offered:

(Tuesday) Symposium only: Registration includes breakfast, educational sessions, lunch, and a snack break. The cost to attend is $75.

(Tuesday & Wednesday) Symposium and Farm Tour: Registration includes breakfast, educational sessions, lunch, and a snack break on Tuesday. Wednesday's farm tour includes bus fare and lunch. Farm tour tickets are limited. The cost to attend Tuesday and Wednesday is $125.

Registration discounts are available to current, paid Georgia Grown members. Be sure to check your email for a special discount code and don't forget to enter your promo code before you make your registration selections.

If you are not a member of the Georgia Grown program, please visit https://www.georgiagrown.com/members/register to join today.

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Marriott Macon City Center Hotel Information

240 Coliseum Drive

Macon, Georgia 31217

Discounted Room Rate Reservation Cutoff Date deadline is Tuesday, January 11, 2020. After January 11, the hotel will no longer offer a discounted rate.

Hotel Rooms can be booked via phone at 478-621-5300 or online https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link.mi?id=1574696464862&key=GRP&app=resvlink.

If you have further questions, please contact Kelli Williams at 404-859-9600 or by email Kelli.Williams@agr.georgia.gov.

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240 Coliseum Drive

Macon, GA 31217

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