The Illinois Department of Agriculture is inviting farmers to the upcoming Meet the Buyer event scheduled for Galesburg. The events is free to farmers, however R-S-V-P's are required. The Meet the Buyer event is scheduled for Monday, November 4th at the Knox County Farm Bureau. University of Illinois-Extension will present two education sessions. The first, entitled Market Ready starts at 9:15 AM. The second, Good Agriculture Practices begins at 11:30. Buyers from Quad Cities Food Hub, Neimann Foods, Hy-Vee stores, Loffredo Foodservice, Macomb Food Co-op, Knox College and Augustana College will be at the event. A special chef and farmer one-on-one session is scheduled for 2:15 Monday afternoon. There will also be an update regarding the Local Food Hub Feasibility Study Results for Knox County. RSVP to 309 342-2036 or visit website knoxcfb.org for online registration.