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Join us March 3-4 for the 2020 Michigan Farmers Market Conference
2019 Michigan Farmers Market Conference: Roadmap to Resiliency!
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2019 Conference Keynote Speaker
Joe Borgstrom, Principle, Place + Main
Joe Borgstrom is an accomplished professional in the fields of Downtown Redevelopment, Community and Economic Development, Main Street and Placemaking. His 20+ year career includes executive management at the local non-profit and state government levels, project financial structuring and evaluation, fund development, foreign direct investment recruitment, program management, public speaking and consulting. He and his teams have used state and local incentives to leverage more than $2.2 billion in private investment into communities. He has worked as a senior director in state government, earning recognition as a leader in Main Street, Community Development Block Grants, and Brownfield redevelopment and has been the President & CEO of a 5-star Accredited Chamber of Commerce, the highest accreditation rating given by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Today, Joe is a Principle with the firm Place + Main Advisors where he works with communities and developers alike to create quality places.