Northwest Sustainability Discovery Tour – Salem, Oregon


    Now, more than ever before, foodservice professionals are recognizing the critical alignment of people, the planet and the plate, and responding with new management and sourcing practices. To help foodservice professionals increase their knowledge of sustainable practices and strategies, Truitt Bros, Inc. will host the third annual Northwest Sustainability Discovery Tour, a three-day intensive program is designed for leaders in culinary fields who are interested in understanding the long-term value of incorporating sustainability and transparency into their strategies, operations, and brand.
    Participants will engage in a schedule of presentations, interactive workshops and tours of Willamette Valley farms and food processing facilities. By the end of the tour, participants will be armed with strategies, ideas and best practices for meeting the publics’ heightened interest and expectation for food purveyors to embrace sustainability and health on the menu and in practice.
    The program will feature keynotes from Consumer Insight Specialist Michelle Barry, PhD, of The Hartman Group; Chris Moyer, manager of National Restaurant Association’s Conserve, Solutions for Sustainability initiative; Stuart Seale, MD, co-author of