10:00am-2:00pm: Produce Show
2:15pm-3:15pm: Breakout Sessions
5:30pm-6:30pm: Social Hour
9:00pm-11:00pm: Cocktail Reception
Derek Mulhern is the Director of Membership for the Organic Trade Association. Mulhern most recently served as Director of Program Development for the American Farm Bureau Federation. Prior to the Farm Bureau, he was Collegiate and Student Relations Manager at Agriculture Future of America. As Director of Membership, Mulhern is responsible for overall membership growth strategy including outreach planning and implementation, generates and manages member acquisition campaigns, and manages all recruitment efforts with volunteers. He will also manages all membership products and services, develops new programs to benefit OTA members, and represents OTA to members and prospective members at trade shows, conferences and other events.
Mulhern is originally from rural Minnesota and holds a BS in Agricultural Education with and emphasis in Leadership Development. In his spare time, he enjoys running, eating new cuisine and traveling with family and friends.
We’re excited to share some HUGE news—this year’s RDW Crazy Fresh Produce Show entertainment will be HUGE Improve Theater!
HUGE is a small theater doing big things in Uptown Minneapolis. Come laugh along with some of the best improv performers in the Twin Cities. HUGE Improv Theater is an artist-led non-profit dedicated to supporting the Twin Cities improv community through performance and education.
Feel cared for at the DoubleTree Bloomington hotel and savor a comforting taste of home with their signature, warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie.
The DoubleTree is located just off I-494 and Highway 100, the hotel is ten minutes from Minneapolis - St. Paul International (MSP) Airport and the world-famous Mall of America.
Enjoy an invigorating workout in the modern fitness center, swim laps in the pool or soothe your muscles in the large whirlpool. Indulge in savory farm-to-table cuisine at our restaurant, Crescent Kitchen, or unwind in the bar with your choice of craft beers or small batch bourbons.
See you at the show!