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Sunday November 1, 2015 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST
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Thomas Education Center 
324 Brown St.
Thomas, WV 26292



Kimmy Clements (
Potomac Highlands Food and Farm Initiative (PHFFI)


Mary Oldham (



Come share a local meal and hear from farmers and chefs who are making farm-2-table work! Learn how to increase your farm-to-restaurant sales and boost profitability, with information on a variety of topics:

  • Best practices & tips for Farm-to-Restaurant sales
  • How to negotiate pricing

  • Sourcing and selling local meats

  • Tips for marketing locally and beyond

  • Interactive audience Q&A
  • And much, much more!!!!

Registration Fee:

Registration fee of $15 covers entrance and delicious locally-sourced meal prepared by local chefs from The Market Bistro !



Preregistration is required for this event.

To register and pay online with a credit/debit card, CLICK HERE: This will take you to Potomac Highlands Food and Farm Initiative (PHFFI)'s workshop page. Once there, scroll down to the farm to menu mixer event PAYPAL button.


To register and pay by check, CLICK HERE OR CALL Mary Oldham at 304-692-1044.

Meet Our Panelists and Facilitator!

   Laura Dimbylow - Owner, The Canal House Cafe in Harper’s Ferry, WV

Laura and her husband Matthew run the Canal House Café in Harpers Ferry-Bolivar, WV. They are passionate about their commitment to supporting local economies and sourcing from local farms.

   Charles Deberry - Owner, Deberry Farm in Oakland, MD

 Charles and his wife Cheryl run Deberry Farm, a low-input fruit and vegetable operation with about 10 acres of production and 50 crops. Their operation serves area farmers markets and participates in the Garrett Growers Cooperative that sells to restaurants and grocers in Western MD and parts of WV.

 Patti Miller - Owner, Panorama at the Peak, Berkeley Springs, WV  

Patti Miller co-owns Panorama at the Peak – A Local Foods Restaurant (Berkeley Springs, WV) with her wife Leslie Hotaling. For the past decade they’ve been serving up Local Food in this cool and quirky little West Virginia town of Berkeley Springs. Located on the north face of Cacapon Mountain, diners are treated to great views of the Potomac River Valley and the mountains of 3 states.

“Our passion is to bring healthy, sustainable food from small farms to the marketplace.  The Panoramians (our team), Guests, Farmers and Community propel us forward with their enthusiasm and dedication."-Patti

 Mike Kwasniewski -Owner, the Charm Farm, Elkins, WV 

Mike runs the Charm Farm with his mother, Pam. The cornerstone of the farm is a whole diet CSA which began in the fall of 2012 but the farm also supplies various wholesale accounts and is a staple at the Elkins Farmers Market. The farm's vegetable production encompasses 10 acres for 2015 with growth anticipated for coming years. The remainder of the farm's acreage is in cover crops, hay/grazing, pasture and field crops. In addition to produce, they offer pasture-raised chickens, eggs, and grass-fed beef.

  Driving Directions to the event location 

Traveling 219 North, after you cross the bridge, take a left to continue on 219 N and take the next right onto Brown Street. Thomas Education Center is 0.3 miles on the left.

When traveling 219 South into Thomas, before entering town, take slight left onto Brown Street. Thomas Education Center is 0.3 miles on the left.

Traveling north on Route 32, after the route splits into one-way travel, travel 0.3 miles and take a right onto 3rd street. Go one block (0.06 miles) and take a left onto Brown Street. Thomas Education Center is 0.04 miles on the right.

There is a large parking lot behind the building if you cannot find parking on the street.