2024 Partner Annual Meeting

August 14-16 | Minneapolis, MN | For NFSN Partners

We are pleased to invite all National Farm to School Network Partners, Advisory Board members, staff, and invited guests to the 2024 Annual Meeting! Returning again for the first time in five years, this will be an incredible opportunity for us to strengthen our connections, share with one another, strategize, innovate, learn, and advance farm to school and early care and education (ECE) across the nation.

Find more information about this year's Annual Meeting below and register now! 

If you are not yet a Partner, you can join for free. Learn more about the benefits of becoming a Partner and sign up here.

Photos from National Farm to School Network's 2019 Partner Annual Meeting

Registration

Registration is now open!

🗓️
WHEN: August 14-16, 2024
📍 WHERE: Hyatt Regency, Downtown Minneapolis, MN
👥 WHO: All NFSN Partners, Advisory Board members and staff are invited to join us!
💲 COST: Registration is FREE for all NFSN Partners. Attendees will be responsible for funding their own travel and lodging.

We will have travel scholarships available. After registering, please fill out our separate scholarship request form, linked in your confirmation email! Travel scholarship applications are due Wednesday, June 12, 2024.

Not a partner yet? Join here.

register now

Travel Logistics

Lodging: 
Hyatt Regency, Downtown Minneapolis, MN
Please book your hotel room with this direct link.

Booking Your Travel: 
Please plan to arrive in time for the start of sessions on Wednesday, August 14th at 8:30 a.m. We recommend arriving the night before.

For departures, please plan to stay until the closing sessions end on Thursday, August 15 at 5:15 p.m. We encourage everyone to join us for an optional field trip day on August 16! See detailed agenda here.‍‍

Travel Scholarships: 
Travel scholarships are available! After registering, please fill out the separate scholarship request form, found in the confirmation email. Travel scholarship requests are due Tuesday, June 4, 2024.

Getting Here: 
12 miles from the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) 
8 miles from the nearest Amtrak Station

Getting Around: 
The Minneapolis light rail station (METRO) is eight blocks from the hotel and takes you toward downtown, Mall of America, the airport and St. Paul.

Parking: 
The hotel offers overnight valet parking for $49 per night, and self-parking for $25 per night.

Find more information about parking and transportation here.  

Agenda Preview

Session details to come soon!

Wednesday, August 14: 

8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Welcome and opening session, keynote speaker, discussions and workshops
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch & Learn
1:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Additional discussions and workshops, skill building sessions and trainings

Thursday, August 15: 

8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Welcome and opening session, discussions and workshops
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch & Learn
1:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Additional discussions and workshops, roundtables and regional breakouts, closing session

Friday, August 16: 

Optional field trip day

Field trip from the 2019 Partner Annual Meeting
Session from the 2019 Partner Annual Meeting

2024 Partner Annual Meeting Sponsors

Thank you to our 2024 Partner Annual Meeting sponsors! 
Interested in becoming a sponsor? Contact us at info@farmtoschool.org.

Questions?

For general inquiries, please contact: 

Sunny Baker
Senior Director of Programs and Policy
sunny@farmtoschool.org

For questions about joining as a new Partner, please contact: 

David Hutabarat
Partnerships Director

david@farmtoschool.org

Join the National Farm to School Network newsletter to stay up to date on the latest news, resources and opportunities to engage with NFSN.