Webinar Series: Trending Topics in Farm to School
National Farm to School Network | 01-Feb-2018
Join the National Farm to School Network for a monthly webinar series featuring innovation and emerging issues in farm to school. Webinars will be held the first Thursday of every month from 2-3pm ET.
March 2018: Engaging Farmers in Farm to School.
One of the primary objectives of farm to school is to strengthen the connection that communities have with local food producers. Join this webinar to hear from farm to school practitioners and farmers about innovative yet practical approaches to engaging farmers in a wide variety of farm to school activities and learn how this engagement contributes to kids, communities, and farmers winning through
Trending Topics Webinar Archive
February 2018: Reducing Food Waste through Farm to School. This webinar, USDA, D.C. Greens, and the Natural Resources Council of Maine will talk about best practices and initiatives to help reduce food waste through
January 2018: SNAP-Ed and Farm to School. Hear from practitioners from University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and other SNAP-Ed programs about the integration of farm to school in both direct education and policy, systems and environmental change SNAP-Ed initiatives. Watch a recording here.
November 2017: Harvest of the Month - States across the country are developing Harvest of the Month programs including curriculum and resources to make it easier for schools, teachers, students
October 2017: Celebrating Farm to School Month State-By-State - October is National Farm to School Month, a time to celebrate the connections happening all over the country between children and local food. From taste tests in the cafeteria and nutrition education activities in the classroom, to farm visits and school garden harvest parties, school, early care and education sites, farms, communities
September 2017: Farm to School for Children with Special Needs - While farm to school offers abundant benefits for all children, we have learned from our partners that the core elements of farm to school – including
August 2017: Farm to School in Native Communities - In partnership with numerous community leaders, the National Farm to School Network has been exploring opportunities to expand farm to school activities in Native communities. We’ve learned from our partners that with a community-based and multi-generational framework, farm to school can be a nexus of economic development, food sovereignty, health and nutrition, and cultural revitalization. In this webinar, learn about unique opportunities and challenges of farm to school in Native communities, and hear several examples of success from Native community leaders. Watch a recording here.
July 2017: Farm to School Partnerships with Your School Nutrition Association - On this webinar, hear examples and models from around the country of what partnership can look like at the state level. Guest speakers from the School Nutrition Association, Idaho State Dept. of Agriculture, New York School Nutrition Association, Northeast Organic Farmers Association Vermont, and the Mississippi Farm to School Network share their experiences. Watch a recording here.