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Tips For Building Media Relationships And Placing A Great Story

by National Farm to School Network | 14-Jan-2015

At its core, good media relations is about RELATIONSHIPS. Editorial staffs are shrinking, and journalists are being asked to take on more responsibilities. Their time and attention is limited; now more than ever, media need savvy sources that they can depend on. Follow these tips to start building better media relationships and engage a wider audience in your work.

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Child Nutrition Act Reauthorization 2015 - fact sheet

by National Farm to School Network and National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition | 18-Dec-2014

This fact sheet outlines why farm to school should be supported in the Child Nutrition Act Reauthorization (CNR) and offers an overview of the Farm to School Act of 2015, which the National Farm to School Network and National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition are supporting as part of the CNR process.

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WEBINAR ARCHIVE: Building Community Capacity - Regional collaborations for farm to school

by National Farm to School Network | 09-Dec-2014

Please note this archived webinar is not available. Contact info@farmtoschool.org for the audio file.
How can collaborative networks and innovative partnerships support farm to school? And how can communities build those partnerships and networks? This webinar features Peter Allison, network director for Farm to Institution New England (FINE.)

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WEBINAR ARCHIVE: How Farm to School Supports Adoption of Healthy Nutrition Standards

by National Farm to School Network | 12-Nov-2014

Please note, this file is audio only.
In this webinar, Betti Wiggins (Executive Director, Office of Food Services at Detroit Public Schools) discusses farm to school practices, such as taste tests and education programs, that can help schools smoothly and successfully transition their menus and their students to the new nutrition standards.

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Specialty Crops Guidebook

by Yolo County Department of Agriculture | 1-Nov-2014

This guidebook provides California county agricultural commissioners and school food service directors with a set of "tools" to deliver a "California-grown" school lunch utilizing the specialty crops of the state. The guidebook contains 40 new recipes reflecting California Specialty Crops, which are presented both in family style and batch-cooking style for 50 and 100servings.

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Healthy Foods for Navajo Schools: Discoveries of Navajo Farm to School Program

by Farm to School Team | 01-Nov-2014

This manual is a comprehensive Farm to School (F2S) plan and a culturally relevant model for the Navajo Nation schools. This F2S program links a Navajo farm with a Navajo community-based charter elementary school plus provides a road map for other schools interested in school gardens and partnerships with local farms. In this manual, issues specific to the Navajo Nation are addressed as well as general issues that any school and farm would need to consider when considering a farm to school partnership.

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Real Food Rising

by Utahns Against Hunger | 8-Oct-2014

Real Food Rising (RFR) is a community farming program with a youth development core. RFR uses sustainable agriculture to transform the lives of young people and to increase access to healthy food in Salt Lake. RFR is modeled after the successful national youth development programs: The Food Project in Boston and Urban Roots in Austin. RFR will incorporate innovative and traditional growing techniques with a diversity of vegetables and fruits. The food grown feeds all sectors of the community, with some being donated to emergency food pantries, some being sold at farmers markets, and some being sold to restaurants.

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Wasatch Community Gardens Youth Programs

by Wasatch Community Gardens | 08-Oct-2014

Wasatch Community Gardens Youth Programs serves more than 1,500 urban youth, ages 3-18, each year. City Roots Youth Gardening Classes, City Sprouts Summer Camps, Growing Greens Field Trips, and the Junior Farmers program all take place at two of our beautiful urban teaching gardens: Fairpark Garden and the Grateful Tomato Garden.

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Ohio Market Maker

by Ohio Market Maker | 7-Oct-2014

MarketMaker is a national partnership of land grant institutions and State Departments of Agriculture dedicated to the development of a comprehensive interactive database of food industry marketing and business data. Put simply, MarketMaker is a platform that seeks to foster business relationships between producers and consumers of food industry products and services.

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Ohio Farm to School

by The Ohio State University | 07-Oct-2014

Ohio's Farm to School program provides youth, pre-K through college, with access to nutritious food, while supporting local farmers and communities. OSU Extension, in The Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, provides leadership for this statewide program and representation in the national network.

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La Semilla Food Center

by La Semilla Food Center | 04-Oct-2014

La Semilla Food Center's mission is to build a healthy, self-reliant, fair, and sustainable food system in the Paso del Norte region of southern New Mexico and El Paso, Texas. We work with children, youth, and families to build awareness around food issues, provide informed analysis, and create alternatives for healthier environments and communities.

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Farm to Table New Mexico

by Farm to Table New Mexico | 4-Oct-2014

Farm to Table enhances marketing opportunities for farmers; encourages family farming, farmers’ markets and the preservation of agricultural traditions; informs public policy; and, furthers understanding of the links between farming, food, health and local economies.

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