FoodWorx Conference, Feb. 4, Portland, OR

Sicilian Tomatoes up closeAttention Foodies: FoodWorx is coming to Portland, Oregon, Feb. 4., 2014.

The second annual conference where foodies of all stripes discuss the many aspects of food, including food access, social justice, and the environmental effects of growing and processing our food is almost here. Whether you’re an entrepreneur interested in making contacts in the food world, an activist who wants to make food justice a reality, or simply a foodie who loves good food, the one-day FoodWorx Conference is for you.

On February 4th, 2014, the second annual FoodWorx conference will take place at the Historic Gerding Theater at the Armory in downtown Portland, Oregon. This one-day conference provokes thought and inspires ideas among everyone who loves, or is involved with, food and drink. What current trends will shape food and drink production, manufacturing, travel, distribution and consumption? Whether you’re just a casual foodie or you work in the industry, you’ll find a lot to chew on at FoodWorx.

Plenty of great speakers, including chefs, food writers, scientists, entrepreneurs, restaurateurs, and public relations professions, will give fascinating 20-minute TED-style talks. Included in registration is a gourmet lunch featuring Cascadia foods and an afternoon tasting reception.

Hurry, the early bird price of $99 is only available until Jan. 24 (after that, tickets are $129). For more information, visit.

Bobbie Hasselbring, RFT Editor

RFT co-founder Bobbie Hasselbring has been a travel junkie her entire life. An award-winning writer and editor for more than 25 years and author of the regional food-travel bestsellers, The Chocolate Lover’s Guide to the Pacific Northwest and The Chocolate Lover’s Guide Cookbook, Bobbie is editor-in-chief at