Opportunity for Local Food Producers!! (Oct 25)
Here's an opportunity to have your fine, locally grown food items featured during the upcoming Wisconsin Local Food Summit / Midwest Value Added Agriculture Conference.
We always strive to serve as much locally produced food as possible at the summit and conference, even though we have the added challenge of scheduling the event in Wisconsin in January!
Please take a look at this list and let us know if you would have any of the listed items available in January, 2010 and up to the following quantities:
Milk-gallon jugs - 50 gallons
Half and half - 30 quarts
Sour cream - 25 quarts
Tomatoes, slicing - 25#
butternut squash - 25 large butternuts
loose leaf lettuce mix - 50 lbs
fresh spinach - 10 lbs
veggies for a roasted vegetable dish for 325 people: Any winter veggies such as parsnips, carrots, beets, rutabagas, potatoes, onions, squash, peppers, in quantities of 20# each.
Any other veggies that can be served steamed (can be mixed) - 70#.
Apples, eating varieties - three bushels
Apple cider - 15 gallons
cranberry products for desserts or snack items
crackers to go with breakout snack cheese and trout spread
Attached you will find the 2010 Food Letter which has further details about submitting a bid or making a donation of food. We would like to receive food bids/donation offers as soon as possible (the letter states an October 25th deadline) in order to finalize the menu.
To learn more about the Conference and Summit go to: http://www.rivercountryrcd.org