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Farmer Buyer Exchange Event Scheduled at Sandhills AGInnovation Center

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Sandhills AgInnovation Center located in Ellerbe. Sandhills AgInnovation Center located in Ellerbe. Photo courtesy of SAIC Facebook page.

ELLERBE, N.C. – The Sandhills AGInnovation Center is a facility owned by Richmond County, providing marketing assistance to produce farmers in the region.

The SAIC is hosting a free networking event that will help Sandhills farmers connect with potential buyers of their crops, as well as other network providers. 

The Farmer Buyer Exchange will be held on Tuesday, February 13, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the SAIC, located at 1298 Crawford Road in Ellerbe. All potential produce buyers, agricultural resource providers and produce growers are invited to attend.

RSVP’s for both farmers and buyers are requested by visiting, or by calling 910-997-8255 or emailing Susan Kelly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by Feb. 1, 2018, to Kelly at the contact information above.

Buyers and Resource Providers Registered to Date:

Chatham Marketplace Co-op Grocery

Farmer FoodShare

Lowe's Foods

Possum Run
Sandhills Farm To Table

Seal The Seasons

Ungraded Produce