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Montana Food Show logo. The Montana Food Show is coming on October 1, 2018 in Bozeman, MT.

Welcome to the Montana Food Show! Join us for our second annual food and beverage tradeshow showcasing 120 local Montana produce, meat, food, and beverage companies from every corner of our great state.

Let’s get more Montana foods on Montana plates – and Montana beverages in Montana glasses!

At the first Montana Food Show in 2017:

  • 45 vendors attended. With half of the companies reporting sales data so far:
  • $5,527 in sales the day of the show
  • 202 contacts made
  • $170,141 in projected sales in the next year
  • 163 buyers from 81 companies attended. Company types included:
  • Catering companies
  • Grocery Stores
  • Health Care Facilities
  • Restaurants/Bars
  • Resorts/Hotels/Lodging Facilities
  • Retail Stores
  • Schools/Colleges
  • Wholesale/Distributors
  • Other: event planners, dog food companies, cooking schools, mobile food vendors
  • 95 + members of the general public attended during the retail hours

Wondering if this show is for you? Check out the list of last year’s vendors below, or click here for the 2017 Vendor List.

Curious about what buyers came to purchase Montana foods at our 2017 show? Check out the list of buyers below, or click here to view/download the 2017 Buyer List.

 

Interested in Being a 2018 Vendor?

The 2018 show will take place on Monday, October 1, 2018 at the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse on Montana State University’s campus in Bozeman, Montana. Last year we hosted 45 outstanding Montana vendors, and due to the popularity of the show with buyers and vendors alike, we are expanding. We now have 120 spots available to Montana farmers, ranchers, and food/beverage companies. Each spot is 10 feet by 10 feet.

Sign up now for $225/booth space by clicking the button below.

Click here to view the Floor Plan for the 2018 show..

 

Click Here for Vendor Registration

 

Interested in Being a 2018 Buyer?

The 2018 show will take place on Monday, October 1, 2018 at the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse on Montana State University’s campus in Bozeman Montana. The show is free for professional buyers only from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Professional buyers can register by clicking the button below. General public hours will be posted in August 2018.

 

Click Here for Buyer Registration

 

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Helena, Mont. – Visitors to the State Capitol, state employees and local food lovers now have another opportunity to pick up fresh, local produce, Made in Montana products, and other goods during the week. The Capitol Square Farmers Market, sponsored by St. Peter’s Health and Allegiance Benefit Plan Management, will officially kick off it’s second season Tuesday June 12th from 2:30-6:30 pm in the Capitol south oval parking lot. Lt. Governor Mike Cooney will help kick things off by distributing reusable grocery bags to the first 50 attendees.

Producers Reminded to get Coverage Through State Hail Insurance Program

Electronic Forms and Applications Available at hail.mt.gov

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Helena, Mont. – With hailstorms picking up throughout the state, the Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA) is reminding producers to get covered through the State Hail Insurance Program. Montana producers can conveniently access and fill out applications for state hail insurance online by going to www.hail.mt.gov

Steph Hystad
Business Development Specialist

Phone : (406) 444-5425
E-mail : SHystad@mt.gov
Fax : (406) 444-9442