Chamber’s Farm City Lunch Focuses On Agribusiness

On Wednesday, Nov. 14, the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Farm City Economic Luncheon in collaboration with the Western Palm Beach County Farm Bureau, the Florida Farm Bureau and the South Florida Fair.

The keynote speaker, Matt Hoffman, president of Tellus, will be discussing the Tellus company, its productivity and future plans.

The luncheon will additionally provide a 2018 agricultural update.

Farm City is an annual event that brings together dignitaries, top executives, key business leaders and owners from across the county to discuss critical economic agribusiness issues affecting Palm Beach County.

At the Farm City Luncheon, boxes of locally grown produce will be given away, courtesy of the farmers in the central and western Palm Beach region.

The Farm City Economic Luncheon will take place at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo East, located at 9067 Southern Blvd., from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

Event sponsors include Florida Crystals, U.S. Sugar, the Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida, the Wellington Community Foundation, Farm Credit of Florida, FPL, TKM Bengard Farms, Wells Fargo and the Village of Wellington.

For more information about the luncheon and future events, visit the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce web site at, or call at the Central Palm Beach County Chamber at (561) 790-6200.

Individual tickets are $35 and tables are $650.