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Friday, June 9 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Is Your Market a Gentrifier or a Generator?

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Farmers markets are often cast, fairly or not, as harbingers of gentrification. With discussion of the elements of welcoming and unwelcoming spaces, gain techniques to more effectively include legacy residents and shape markets as effective tools of economic opportunity that benefit diverse communities of farmers, vendors and shoppers while increasing food security.

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Catt Fields-White

CEO, Farmers Market Pros
Catt Fields-White is a long time farmers market operator and the Founder and CEO of Farmers Market Pros. There, she promotes financial sustainability, community engagement and entrepreneurship for small farmers, food makers and farmers market managers. Catt is the co-host of Tent... Read More →
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Sagdrina Jalal

Consultant, Sage D Consulting
Sagdrina Jalal’s work thrives at the intersection of food, community, and innovation. Born and raised in Savannah and a graduate of the University of Georgia, Sagdrina became the founding executive director of the Georgia Farmers Market Association (GFMA) in 2013. In this role... Read More →

Friday June 9, 2023 4:00pm - 5:30pm EDT
St. Lawrence Hall - Room C