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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Farm to ECE Network opportunity: Farm to Early Care and Education webinar

Happy Summer-

To meet the diverse schedules and geographic complexity of the state of Michigan, MSU Center for Regional Food Systems and Michigan Public Health Institute Center for Health Equity Practice are partnering to present an interactive webinar for the Michigan Farm to Early Care and Education Network.


Join Meagan Shedd and Kristin Nelson-Garcia on Thursday, August 2 from 6 to 7 pm for "Farm to Early Care and Education 101". Visit by August 1 to register for the interactive webinar that will provide an introduction of how farm to early care and education—including using local foods in meals, snacks, gardening, and food-based education—can be integrated as part of play-based learning opportunities using evidence-based, culturally responsive, family supported approaches to meet educational and nutrition standards.


Please note the webinar is limited to 50 participants. Questions can be directed to Meagan Shedd ( or Kristin Nelson-Garcia (




Meagan K. Shedd, PhD
Assistant Professor, Farm to Early Care and K-12 Education
Center for Regional Food Systems | Michigan State University
Department of Community Sustainability | College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
480 Wilson Rd, Room 309 | Natural Resources Building | East Lansing, MI 48824-1039
517.432.4525 | |




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