Local food growers and sellers are meeting today in the Comox Valley.

Vickey Brown with the Comox Valley Farmers Market says the goal is to bring together producers and businesses to connect.

Brown says the increased interest in the local food sector reflects a way of being for the future. She says this event will help find ways to take the Comox Valley Farmers Market to the next level.

Brown says one of the goals is to find ways for stakeholders to collaborate to tackle some of the economic challenges of the local food production industry.