On September 14, 2018 Gaia Herbs hosted the Fall, Manufactuers Roundtable. The Alliance's quarterly manufacturing series caters to members of the local manufacturing sector. Roundtable gatherings are designed to increase connections among industry executives, relevant suppliers and local support services . The ultaimte goal is to align the needs of area industries with workforce agencies, policy makers with the needs of area manufacturing employers. The focus of the Fall meeting allowed an inside look at one of Transylvania County's unique manufactuers in the natural products sector. Vice President of Operations, Brian Traylor provided a facility tour which highlighted the company's unique products, quality control measures and committment to sustainability and healthy living.