- National GAPS website has also added a farm food safety "decision trees" to help farmers identify risks and implement food-safe practices
Connect the dots between the three pillars of Farm to School by encouraging local producers to sell their produce to summer food service programs. Click on the title/link to read the entire article.
REAP is recruiting AmeriCorps members for Farm to School Educator positions for the 2015-2016 school year.
Applications are due July 10, and are attached to this e-mail.
Local Foods, Local Places 2015-2016 Technical Assistance Opportunity: The Center for Disease Control's Local Foods, Local Places opened their application period as part of the White House Rural Council's "Rural Impact" project. This aims to help community members develop action plans that use local foods to support healthy families and communities.
Sep 25-27, 2015, Chicago, IL
The Growing Food and Justice for All Initiative (GFJI) 2015 Gathering will be held in Chicago, IL in partnership with Growing Power, Inc. The Growing Food and Justice for All (GFJI) is a comprehensive network that views dismantling racism as a core principle which brings together social change agents from diverse sectors who are working to bring about new, healthy, and impoverished communities throughout the world. Learn more and register here.
Hope everyone has plans to stay cool this weekend! It's supposed to be a scorcher.