The COVID-19 Pandemic is transforming the way we shop, eat and think about food. Consumers, and companies in the food supply chain, are uncertain and stressed because capabilities and sustainability are challenged and changing. Eating-in is a necessity and eating-out challenging. That, along with the desire to optimize health and immunity, is resulting in a reconsideration of everyone's options. Buying from farmers, farmer's markets, farmers' cooperatives, front-line butchers, restaurants, and "online" are all evolving.
Join us for a panel presentation by experts in these options. Find out what you need to know, what to ask, and find the farmers, protein producers and organizations who are trying to find you
• Sandra Miller, owner, Painted Hand Farm, educator, writer
• Debra Moser, founder, Central Food Markets and co-owner MeatCrafters-Charcuterie and Salami
• Diane Welland, R.D.N., nutrition consultant and food writer
For thirty years, Sandra Kay Miller has been at the forefront of the local foods movement with hands-on endeavors in grocery, restaurant, policy, writing, teaching, and farming. Since 2000, she has owned and operated Painted Hand Farm, a diversified grass-based livestock operation in southcentral Pennsylvania.
Debra Moser and her husband Mitchell Berliner co-founded Central Farm Markets and MeatCrafters Inc. Central Farm Markets has grown into three Washington area farmers markets, serving thousands since 2008 and giving over a hundred vendors an outlet for farmers and artisan food producers to sell their products each year. MeatCrafters is an artisan meat company producing naturally cured sausages, salamis and other charcuterie products.
Diane Welland is a registered dietitian and director of nutrition communications for Kellen Company, an association management firm where she manages association communication programs for food and nutrition clients. Her clients include the National Pasta Association, the Juice Products Associ