Hawaii Cattlemen’s Council Virtual Annual Meeting & Convention
Due to the increased COVID-19 health risks associated with gathering in large groups, Cattlemen's Council is transitioning their Annual Meeting & Convention to an online format on November 13 and 14. They invite cattlemen, cattlewomen, and cattle industry allies from across the state to get "together" for fellowship, education, and access to opportunities. Registration forms are due by October 12.
SBA Hawaii is hosting a free webinar to help small business owners evaluate and reframe their business during times of uncertainty, constant change, health, safety, and economic challenges. The webinar will be held on 9/22.
UC ANR Food Systems Resiliency Spotlight Webinar Series
The University of California Berkeley’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources is holding a food systems resiliency spotlight webinar series on a range of topics. Selected topics include: Farmers Markets and Local Produce Access (10/13 @ 7 am), and Reimagining Regional Food Systems (10/27 @ 7 am).
Attract Food Vendor Sales and Set Safety Expectations through Social Media
The Farmers Market Coalition held a webinar providing information on creating a values-based marketing plan. In addition to the webinar slides, you can find a social media content plan, a social media toolkit, and a link to a free 45-minute marketing consultation here.
The Maui Economic Development Board recently held a webinar covering the 3508 EZ PPP Forgiveness application. This webinar walks you through the application and addresses commonly asked questions from Hawaii PPP recipients.
The Cattlemen’s College Online Campus is a portal of on-line learning opportunities for those interested in beef product promotion, research, information and related activities financed by the beef checkoff and similar market development investments. It contains conference sessions, workshops, presentations, and webinars.
This webinar will explore five key best practices explaining how B2B companies can navigate through COVID-19. Though the webinar is at 3 am September 10, if participants register in advance, they will be forwarded the recording.
Reuters Events Food Chain Connect 2020 will unite over 5,000 industry leaders passionate about creating responsible solutions for a better global food system. The webinars are on November 5-6 and are free to attend.
University of California Agriculture and National Resources: Food Systems Resiliency Spotlight Webinar Series
The UC ANR Sustainable Food Systems and Healthy Families and Communities Strategic Initiative leaders are hosting a Food Systems Resiliency Webinar Series on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 10-11am. Food system resiliency will be viewed through food safety, California food systems partnerships and resources and Victory Gardens Then and Now to name a few. Other perspectives include input from growers, ranchers, shippers, marketing, consumers, farmers markets, CSA's, families and youth.
The HDOA will share a draft of their strategic plan and ask for comments on eight different occasions. Make sure to let attend one of these sessions to ensure your voice is heard. The meetings are on 9/29and 9/30 at 5pm.
The Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement is holding a six-week workshop series for existing businesses covering resilience, stability, and recovery. All small businesses can apply though preference is given to CNHA members and Native Hawaiian-owned businesses. Registration is $100 for non-CNHA members and $50 for CNHA members.
Veggie U Hawaii combines science, health, language arts and math into an engaging educational experience for students. Each class is provided with a garden kit, allowing students to engage in hands-on studies. A training for new teachers will be held on 9/24 from 3:30-5:30pm.
This three-part webinar series features candid conversations with leading women farmers and entrepreneurs, sharing how they turned COVID-19 challenges into sustained opportunities by creating multiple revenue streams for long-term stability. Webinars have been recorded to support the network and are available at no cost.
Neighborhood Revitalization through Food Systems Finance
The Council of Development Finance Agencies is hosting a webinar explaning financial tools that can be used to support local food system development and community prosperity on September 29 at 8 am. There is no cost to attend and registration is required in advance online.