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Thursday, December 7 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Know Your Buyer LIMITED

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Sourcing managers and distributors from local-minded food companies will discuss challenges and realities in the current marketplace for small and large-scale farms in the Northeast. The conversation will address the disconnect that exists within the current local sourcing system and showcase the progress that is being made by these very different companies.
Moderated by Stone Barns Center's Jason Grauer.

Presenters
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Andy Cox

Director of Dining Services, Smith College
Andy Cox is this Director of Dining Services at Smith College in Northampton, MA. His past experience includes General Manager at The Hotchkiss School and Executive Chef at the Harvard Kennedy School as well as farm to table restaurants in Oregon, Chicago and Boston. He holds a BA from UMass Amherst in Sustainability Management with a Certifi... Read More →
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Jason Grauer

Crop Production and Farm Consulting Manager, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture
Jason Grauer is crop production manager at Stone Barns Center. With a degree in economics from Tufts University, Jason spent the early part of his career in the financial industry. A year spent volunteering at Stone Barns confirmed his desire to farm full time, and he spent two seasons... Read More →
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Taylor Lanzet

Supply Chain Manager, Dig Inn
Taylor Lanzet is the Supply Chain Manager of Dig Inn, a vegetable-forward, farm-to-counter restaurant group. Dig Inn offers an alternative to the industrial food system by cultivating a network of sustainable farmers and producers to bring tasty, healthful and mindfully sourced food to everyone. Taylor focuses on Dig Inn’s sourcing a... Read More →
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Matthew Preston

Director of Procurement, Daily Harvest
Matthew Preston is Director of Procurement at Daily Harvest
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Donna Williams

Founder, Field Goods
Donna Williams is the founder of Field Goods, a service that delivers small farm produce and artisan products to consumers at their workplace, schools and community locations. Donna founded Field Goods in September 2010 after she completed agriculture economic development consulting work for the Greene County, NY Industrial Dev... Read More →


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