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Friday, February 5, 2016

MI Farm to School News

Greetings, and happy Friday!

Here are the updates on the MI Farm to School front:

  •  National Farm to Cafeteria Conference Scholarships – Deadline: February 29
    • The National Farm to School Network makes it a priority to keep conferences affordable and to offer scholarships to make events more accessible. Now is your chance to apply for a scholarship award to attend the conference in June!
  • Webinar: Garden to Cafeteria – Tuesday February 16, 2-3:30 pm
    • Interested in getting more of your on-site garden's harvest into your school and/or early childhood program's meals? Join us to learn about garden to cafeteria programs and hear from practitioners in the field who successfully use garden harvests in their procurement strategies.
  • Everybody Eats: Cultivating Food Democracy – Saturday March 19, Lansing, MI
    • Everybody Eats is a one day conference poised to energize food system awareness and reform in Mid-Michigan communities.
  •  Safety in Agriculture for Youth – MSU Extension
    • Safety in Agriculture for Youth (SAY) is a grant project funded by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Institute for Food and Agriculture to develop a sustainable and accessible national clearinghouse for agricultural safety and health curriculum for youth.

That's all for this week! Hope everyone stays warm!


Abby Harper
Farm to School Specialist
MSU Center for Regional Food Systems
480 Wilson Rd Rm 309 | East Lansing, MI 48824
(p) 517-432-4525 (f) 517-353-3834

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