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Monday, November 7 • 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Local Food Goes Digital

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You can taste the difference! Join us for cocktails and appetizers at Chef Tony’s Restaurant that specializes in seasonal, fresh and locally-grown cuisine. Learn how Foodem.com, a web-based marketplace, is connecting local farmers, food distributors and specialty food manufacturers with restaurants, schools, hotels and grocers. By doing so, Foodem.com enables the sustainable food movement by satisfying the growing consumer and business demand for more local, sustainably-produced, and healthier food choices. 

Cocktails and appetizers will be available at a discounted price.

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Part of the proceeds will be donated to Montgomery Countryside Alliance, a non-profit dedicated to Montgomery County’s 93,000 acre Agricultural Reserve, the most successful farmland protection effort in the country.


Cheryl Kollin

Cheryl Kollin, Principal, Full Plate Ventures, will discuss the local, sustainable food movement in our region and the barriers small-producers face in getting their products to market.

Tony Marciante

Tony Marciante, Chef and Owner, Chef Tony’s Restaurant, will discuss buying local and choosing freshest ingredients as the basis of his daily menu and how he uses Foodem to buy more local food while streamlining his business.

Kash Rehman

Kash Rahman, Founder and CEO, Foodem.com, will discuss how this on-line market disrupts conventional supply chain and fills the gap between wholesale food buyers and sellers.

Monday November 7, 2011 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Chef Tony's Restaurant 4926 St. Elmo Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814

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