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Perspectives on Agriculture The Intersection of Mayor Johnsons Year of Food and our Regions Ag Econ

5/15/2013 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

In his State of the City address, Mayor Kevin Johnson proclaimed 2013 as Sacramento’s Year of Food, showcasing the agricultural heritage of our region. Perspectives on Agriculture will bring together not only the cultural and social aspects associated with the Valley’s food, but also how agriculture as an economic driver affects the Sacramento region. Join us to learn how ag works in our region and keeps our region working!

In addition to Mayor Johnson, the luncheon program includes a panel of experts across various aspects of agriculture:

Bryce Lundberg, VP of Agriculture, Lundberg Family Farms will discuss Ag production

Frank Muller, Joe Muller & Sons, Yolo Vineyards and Chair of Pacific Coast Producers and Mark Jansen, CEO Blue Diamond Growers will examine the history and future of Ag processing

Tim Johnson, President & CEO, California Rice Commission will talk about the importance of the Ag Export market

Patrick Mulvaney, Owner Mulvaney’s B&L Restaurant will look at the edible benefits of Farm to Fork

Pamela G. Marrone, PhD, CEO and Founder, Marrone Bio Innovations and Charles Shoemaker, Director, Food Science & Technology Department, UC Davis will explain how technology impacts Agriculture

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

For sponsorship inquiries, please contact Susan Harris at sharris@metrochamber.org.

For registration inquiries, please contact Carolie Cepel at 916-319-4277 or ccepel@metrochamber.org.

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