61st Annual NAPMM Conference - March 24-27, 2007


A big thank you to Michael Janis, Market Manager of the San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market, for hosting a fantastic conference.  Sincere thanks also to everyone involved in making it another successful conference.  For those of you who could not attend, we hope to see you in Philly in 2008!


We would also like to thank CHEP in their continuous sponsorship and support of our organization.


2007 President's Reception Pictures

2007 NAPMM Award Dinner Pictures

San Francisco Ferry Plaza Farmers Market Tour Pictures

Fresh Run Farm Tour Pictures

Star Route Farm Tour Pictures

Beautiful San Francisco Scenery Pictures



Sunday (March 25) Presentations

The Value of Farmer and Public Markets: Economic, Social and Community Building

Diane Eggert, Executive Director, Farmers Market Federation of New York


Strategies in Handling Waste Management on a Market

Sheree Brannan, Market Manager, Maryland Food Center Authority


Triple Bottom Line: Markets' Responsbility to Serve Farmers, Consumers and the Community

Darlene Wolnick, Deputy Director, marketumbrella.org


San Francisco's Food Waste Compost Program

Alex Dmitriew, Commercial Recycling Assistance Corrdinator, Department of the Environment and County of San Francisco

Bob Besso, Recycling Program Manager, Norcal Waste Systems


New Zealan Program-Composting Organic Waste

George Pottinger, General Manager and Director, HotRot Exports, Ltd.


Market Research: What is Our Market and How Can we Better Serve Them?

Larry Lund, Principal, Real Estate Planning Group



Monday (March 26th) Presentations

Professional Development: Food Safety 101

Leslie Kransy, Partner, Keller and Heckman LLP


World Union World Markets - Update

Don Darnall, Executive Director, Maryland Food Center Authority


Help Your Farmers Sell More

Don Wambles, Director, Alabama Farmers Market Authoirty


Canadian Markets: Heart About the Activities and Key Issues of our Canadian Colleagues' Markets

More on the Canadian Markets

Robert Chroney, Farmers Markets Ontario


New York City Wholesale Farmers Market Study & Interim Wholesale Famers' Market at the New Fulton Fish Market at Hunts Point

Bob Lewis, Chief Market Specialist, NY State Department of Agriculture & Markets


For a complete Classroom Program for the San Francisco Conference - Click here.