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The New England Produce Council and the Organic Produce Network is sponsoring an organic produce conference.

The New England Organic Produce Conference is May 1 at Gillette Stadium, Foxboro, Mass. The organizations will present the educational event, which features Shannon Allen as the keynote speaker.

Allen, creator of Grown, a 100% certified organic fast food restaurant with the motto “Real food, cooked slow, for fast people.”

The concept focuses on farm-to-fork cuisine with the convenience of fast good dining, according to a news release. The restaurant now has five locations.

The conference will also feature a report on organic from Nielsen, and a retailer roundtable.

The program was developed in a partnership with Burlington, Mass.-based New England Produce Council Inc. and California based Organic Produce Network.

 
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