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Montana Food Show logo. The Montana Food Show is coming on September 27, 2019 in Bozeman, MT.

Welcome to the Montana Food Show! Join us for our third annual food show September 27, 2019 at MSU’s Brick Breeden Fieldhouse in Bozeman, MT.

Early bird registration for vendors will open March 7th and run until regular registration begins May 16th.

Final deadline for vendor registration is August 16th.

Buyer registration will open June 3rd.

Let’s get more Montana foods on Montana plates!

In 2019 you can expect:

  • International trade groups from Canada and Mexico
  • Public will be allowed for the trade show

At the second annual Montana Food Show in 2018:

  • $9,933 in reported sales from the day of the show
  • 64 Montana companies showcased
  • 166 buyers from more than 55 companies
    • Hotels & resorts
    • Restaurants & bars
    • Gift shops
    • Catering services
    • Distributors & wholesalers
    • Grocery stores & markets

Wondering if this show is for you? Check out the list of last year’s vendors below, or click here for the 2018 Vendor List.

Click here for the 2019 Food Show Agreement & Rules and Regulations.

Interested in Being a 2019 Buyer?

The 2019 show will take place on September 27, 2019 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 2019.


Click Here for Buyer Registration


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The application deadline is August 23, 2019. 

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Now Hiring Plant Science Specialist

Position Based in Missoula

Now Hiring Plant Science Specialist

The Montana Department of Agriculture is currently hiring a Plant Science Specialist based in Missoula. Applications will be accepted until August 28, 2019. Visit the Employment page for more info and other job openings with the Montana Department of Agriculture.

Marty Earnheart
Marketing Officer

Phone : (406) 444-2402
E-mail :
Fax : (406) 444-9442


Charsi Workman
Business Development Specialist

Phone : (406) 444-5425
E-mail :


Weston Merrill
Business Development Specialist

Phone : (406) 444-3407
E-mail :