The 9th Annual Montana HealthCare Forum Conference will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, in Great Falls, on December 3, 9 am – 4:30 pm. Contact Stacye Dorrington or call 888.442.6668 for additional information or visit the Montana HealthCare Forum Website.

An “Extended Season Marketing Opportunities for Farm and Food Products” workshop will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Bozeman, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Oct. 23. The workshop is for growers and small food producers looking to expand or diversify through growing consumer demand for local foods and food-based experiences. Workshop topics will focus on marketing fresh and value-added products through farm shops, winter stands and farmers’ markets, and tourism outlets. Academic and industry professionals will discuss extended season market and product alternatives; marketing; management best practices; assessing profitability; value-added products; business ownership issues, regulations and permits; and financing. The registration fee of $30 includes all materials, as well as breakfast and lunch. For further information contact Kynda Curtis at (435) 797-0444 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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