The Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Arkansas Grown program is partnering with Arkansas agriculture associations and organizations to host the first-ever Arkansas Grown Conference & Expo! The Arkansas Grown Conference & Expo is open to all parties interested in the Arkansas agriculture industry, the state’s largest industry, and focuses on the farmers and producers who grow for our local food system.
The four-day conference and expo will be held in west Little Rock at the Embassy Suites. There will be workshops, speakers, off-site farm tours, a vendor trade show, delicious food, and even an Arkansas wine tasting.
Wednesday, January 25
Thursday, January 26
Friday, January 27
Saturday, January 28
The conference is at maximum capacity for vendor booths.
Deadline: January 11, 2023.
Registration is $190 per person and includes meals, non-alcoholic beverages, and transportation to farm tours and evening events. Registration is required for all attendees regardless of age. Discounts are not available.
Embassy Suites in west Little Rock
The rate for the Arkansas Grown Conference & Expo registered attendees is $98 per night plus tax (15%). This rate is good through January 11, 2023. Rooms will be charged at prevailing rate after January 11, 2023.
Danielle Coco, Southern U.S. Trade Association (SUSTA)
Equipment Expo and Arkansas Grown Wine Tasting and Dinner
Barnhill Orchards is a veteran-owned, family-run operation established in 1980. Barnhill Orchards is one of central Arkansas’s top producing quality fruit and vegetable suppliers to local customers, community neighbors, restaurants, and schools!
The Nurserie is a working aquaponics farm, garden center, homebrew shop, and local foods market.
Arkansas Grown Dinner at UA Pulaski Tech Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute showcasing our Arkansas farmers and spotlighting Arkansas craft beer.