Owner and Managing Partner, Gibson’s Fresh Grocer

Brian Warren opened his family-owned organic grocery store in 2015 and has grown his clientele and expanded to a new more prominent location in downtown Ruston. Gibson’s Fresh Grocer has natural, organic and specialty foods, local meats, eggs and honey, supplements and vitamins, health and beauty products and home goods. With the new location, the store is adding “grab and go” items like coffee and breakfast sandwiches.

Topic: The Buyers Perspective, Friday, March 8, 1:00 – 2:30 pm

The Buyers’ Perspective panel will feature panelists from a variety of disciplines including grocery stores, to-go food sellers, and restaurant owners. We’ll explore how they source their supplies, what they look for in local sources, tips on becoming a supplier, and if there are local/state laws that must be followed.