Guido's Fresh Marketplace will host the Independent Natural Food Retailers Association's Northeast Region Produce Intensive April 27 & April 28. Simon Richards, produce manager of Bi-Rite Market in San Francisco, will speak on the importance of working with local farmers and how to cultivate those relationships. See the Berkshire Eagle's interview with Richards here. The full intensive is only open to preregistered INFRA members, but Mr. Richards' presentation will be open to invited press, farmers, and local food professionals. Mr. Richards will speak at 3:00 pm on April 27 at The Berkshire Hilton Garden Inn in Pittsfield.