Amy's Kitchen Informational Meeting
Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center
455 Research Drive
Mills River, NC 28759
Please join us
Monday Nov. 28th from 9:00am - 11:00 am to meet with John Aselage, the Organic
Purchasing Manager for Amy's Kitchen. Amy's Kitchen in the nation’s
largest organic prepared food manufacturer and will be opening a
facility in Greenville, SC. in the summer of 2012. They are very interested in
sourcing local organic products to be used in the Greenville plant. John
Aselage will discuss Amy's Kitchen's standards for production and processing
and procedures for getting into their supply chain. Here is a link to
their website: http://www.amys.com/.
This event is
for growers (organic, transitioning, or growers interested in organic),
processors, researchers, crop consultants and those interested in organic food
production in the region. Parking is available on site.
Karen McSwain if you have any questions.
DIRECTIONS: From Interstate
26, take Exit #40 (the Asheville Regional Airport exit). At the top of the exit
ramp turn toward the airport onto NC Hwy 280. Just past the end of the airport
runway, the highway curves to the right. Turn right at the first road after
the runway onto Old Fanning Bridge Road. After ~1 mile, cross the French
Broad river, and ~1/2 mile later the MHCR&EC office building is on the
right at the top of the hill. A map and further location details are
available at http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/fletcher/directions2.html.
Farm Stewardship Association
Carolina Cooperative Extension
Labels: markets, organic, vegetables, western NC