Archive for November, 2013

2014 Annual Meeting

November 22, 2013

The 2014 MFMA Annual Meeting will be on Friday and Saturday, January 24 and 25, in Washington, Missouri.

Friday afternoon activities include a farm tour and a downtown walking tour.  In the evening there will be a reception.

Saturday will include presentations and panels on a variety of topics of interest to managers, board members and supporters of farmers markets.

More details will be released in December.

Be sure to mention the MFMA meeting when making lodging reservations to receive the group rate.

-DeBourge House Bed & Breakfast is offering a rate of $80 per night.

-Super 8 is offering a rate of $67.90.

-The Old Dutch is within walking distance of the train station, and is a great option for those traveling on Amtak.

Online: http://wacoc.chambermaster.com/list/ql/lodging-travel-15

Transportation
Amtrak  – stops at Kansas City, Independence, Lee’s Summit, Warrensburg, Sedalia, Jefferson City, Hermann, Washington, Kirkwood, St. Louis

Arrives in Washington from West at 12:31 p.m. and 8:16 p.m., from East at 10:21 a.m. and 5:06 p.m.
Individual Tickets:   http://www.amtrak.com/missouri-river-runner-train or  1-800-USA RAIL 
Group Sales:  1-800-USA RAIL  and ask for agent.  You need at least 20 names in advance to get the group rate.