Join us for a night of networking and traditional Nordic food together with friends from other Nordic and European Chambers of Commerce in Houston.
A traditional meal with pea soup, pancakes, beer, wine and punch, will be served at Chef Søren's Kitchen.
SPEAKER: Michael Marchand, Whitehurst Heritage Farms
Edible Houston Farm category Winner 2018
Subject: Farming in Europe – What Texas could learn from there?
About Whitehurst Heritage Farms: Whitehurst Heritage Farms produces rotationally grazed pastured egg layers, meat chickens, turkeys and pork in a way that mimics animals' natural patterns in nature. Following in the thought leadership of Scandinavian agriculture they produce organic vegetables using greenhouses for controlled environments, weather protection and season extension. To meet the growing needs of chef/owned restaurants and consumer request of clean local food the farm expanded in 2017 from Cypress, TX to a 57-acre property in Brenham, TX. They believe in complete transparency in their artisan methods and how they care for their animals and plants.
About Michael Marchand:Successful Houston entrepreneur who co-founded VeriTrust Records and Data Storage in 2002. In 2013 left the cushy air-conditioned office to return to the family’s agricultural heritage and started Whitehurst Farms. The farm business has been a journey requiring heavy investment, hardships and many rewards.
RSVP is not required. Attendance fee:
Members - $20
Non members - $30
Attendance fee includes valet parking and is to be paid at the door.