Planning on celebrating the first ever National Farm to School Month (October)? Check out these TWO great webinars for resources, inspiration, and information!
Celebrate October as National Farm to School Month with Montana’s FoodCorps Team
Thursday, October 6th 4-5pm MDT
October, 2011 marks the first ever National Farm to School Month in the United States. In Montana, a team of Americorps VISTA service members, known as Montana’s FoodCorps, are working on Farm to School endeavors in rural communities throughout the state. Join Mary Stein, Farm to School Coordinator with Montana Team Nutrition, and the Montana FoodCorps team to learn about on-the-ground Farm to School projects and resources to help with procurement of local farm fresh foods in schools.
Register online: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/402536298
Celebrating Farm to School (Through USDA)
September 29, 2011 from 3:00 – 4:00pm EST (1-3pm MDT)
Please join the USDA, National Farm to School Network and FoodCorps in celebrating Farm to School! October 2011 marks the first National Farm to School Month and National School Lunch Week (Oct. 10-14) is also focused on Farm to School, with the theme “School Lunch – Let’s Grow Healthy.” USDA will provide information on Farm to School accomplishments and upcoming plans; the National Farm to School Network will highlight future direction and introduce resources and activities to celebrate National Farm to School Month; and FoodCorps will provide an update on the first field volunteers building Farm to School and school garden programs.
Register Online: http://vovici.com/wsb.dll/s/17fb9g4c886
More information and helpful resources for Farm to School Month are available online at: http://www.farmtoschoolmonth.org/