Connecting, Strengthening and Scaling Food Supply Chains in the Northwest and Rocky Mountain Region



Scott graduated from Northern Montana College with a bachelor’s degree in Agri Business and a minor in Farm Mechanics. He managed a farm in Plentywood, Montana for a couple of […]

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Paddy Fleming

Paddy Fleming was raised on a small farm and ranch on the Flathead Indian Reservation in Montana.  He started, owned and operated his own value-added agriculture manufacturing business for 12

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Andy Fjeseth

Andy Fjeseth has worked for the Montana Department of Agriculture for seven years and currently serves as the Bureau Chief for the Agriculture Finance, Trade & Development Bureau. The Bureau

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With Montana Department of Agriculture Jim has overseen the several grant and business development programs. He was the Department lead on the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program later being promoted

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Joel Schumacher is an Associate Extension Specialist and serves as the Agriculture & Natural Resources and Family & Consumer Science Program Leader for Montana State University Extension.. He holds a

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Tommy has spent 20 years working across multiple aspects of sustainability in animal and diversified production and processing systems. His current areas of interest fall into three interrelated categories: environmental

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I am the founder of the Mission Mountain Food Enterprise Center located in Ronan MT. MMFEC’s focus is on incubating start-up food product enterprises, strengthening Montana’s food supply chain and

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