Apologies for cross-posting. Please see the webinar notice below!
From: Erin [mailto:erin.caudell@GMAIL.COM]
Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2015 3:09 PM
MSU Center for Regional Food Systems and Michigan Farmers Market Association are Hosting a Webinar on Farm to School Sales
When: Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. EST
Where: A webinar, where participants can log in with any device that has speakers and consistent Internet connection (a link and directions will be emailed to registrants).
An educational webinar where you will hear from farmers and food service directors about their experiences with Farm to School sales as part of the Hoophouses for Health program.
Farm to Daycare in Leelanau, MI:
Jess Piskor of Bare Knuckle Farm and Berkeley Gossett of Leelanau Children's Center will speak about their farm to daycare connection in Leelanau, MI.
Farm to School in Waterford, MI:
Doreen Simonds, Food Service Director of Waterford Public Schools, will speak about her experience working with Trim Pines Farm in Waterford, MI.
Farm to School and Farm to Daycare in East Jordan, MI:
Mary Brower of Bluestem Farm will speak about her experience working with East Jordan Public Schools and a private daycare in East Jordan, MI.
Hoophouses for Health:
Michigan Farm to School is now teaming up with the Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) and the MSU Horticulture Department on Hoophouses for Health. The Hoophouses for Health program is designed to help Michigan children and families have better access to good food while supporting Michigan farmers and increasing season extension food production. This project is funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
For additional information and resources about Farm to School, visit the Michigan Farm to School website at www.mifarmtoschool.msu.edu. To learn more about the Hoophouses for Health program, visit http://mifma.org/hoophouses-for-health/.