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Farm to Cafeteria Conference

Bringing healthy, locally sourced food to every cafeteria

10th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference

April 20-24, 2020 | Albuquerque, New Mexico

Save the date for the 10th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference, coming to Albuquerque, New Mexico, April 20-24, 2020! Hosted by the National Farm to School Network, this biennial event will convene hundreds of movement leaders working to source local food for institutional cafeterias and foster a culture of healthy food and agricultural literacy across America.

Cafeterias in schools, early care and education settings, universities, prisons and hospitals serve more than 40 million Americans every day, placing the farm to cafeteria movement at the forefront of the fight to end obesity and strengthen local food systems and economies. The National Farm to Cafeteria Conference is the only national gathering of stakeholders from across this movement, making it the premier opportunity to learn, network and collaborate with like-minded leaders from across the country.

Important Dates
Please note that these date are anticipated but may change.
August 2019: Request for Proposals Opens
September 2019: Scholarship Application Opens
January 2020: Registration Opens


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9th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference

Held April 2018 in Cincinnati, Ohio


The 9th National Farm to Cafeteria Conferencewas held April 25-27, 2018 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Presentations and materials shared during workshop sessions are available in the conference mobile app. Photos and highlights from the gathering can be viewed here. Visit the archived conference website to learn more about the 9th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference.

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8th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference

Held June 2016 in Madison, Wisconsin

The 8th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference: Moving Forward Together was held June 2-4, 2016 in Madison, Wis. Recordings of keynote addresses given at the conference are available on our YouTube Channel. Presentations and materials shared during workshop sessions are available here. Daily recaps of the gathering can be found on our blog. Visit the archived conference website to learn more about the 8th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference.


Find more photos on our Flickr page