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Monday, November 26, 2018

Nat'l Farm to School Network now accepting applications for Executive Director

As the Michigan Core Partner for the National Farm to School Network, I am reaching out to share that the National Farm to School Network (NFSN) is now accepting applications for a full-time Executive Director. This is a remote position with preference for candidates located in or near Washington, D.C. Please share this listing with anyone who may be interested and qualified, and feel free to recommend candidates we should connect with directly. We appreciate any assistance you can provide in getting this position out to a wide range of diverse networks and communities. A link to the position and a short summary are below. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate and the farm to school movement!




Colleen Matts

Farm to Institution Specialist | Core Partner, National Farm to School Network

Center for Regional Food Systems | Michigan State University

480 Wilson Rd | Rm 302B Natural Resources Building | East Lansing, MI 48824

(p) 517.432.0310 |



Full position announcement:
Location: Remote with preference for proximity to Washington, D.C.

Application due date: January 7, 2019

Estimated start date: April 2019


Position Summary

The National Farm to School Network (NFSN) is seeking a dynamic, values-driven and collaborative leader as Executive Director. The Executive Director leads innovation and strategic growth toward accomplishing the mission of the organization for scaling up impact so that farm to school and early care and education (ECE) are a norm in all communities across the U.S. The ideal candidate will possess a commitment to the principles of diversity, equity, access and belonging; excel at fostering and expanding relationships with diverse partners and funders; and ensure the long-term financial sustainability and advancement of the farm to school movement. Find more details in this position description.

About the National Farm to School Network

NFSN is an information, advocacy and networking hub for communities working to bring local food sourcing and food and agriculture education (including school gardens) into all schools and ECE settings. Farm to school creates opportunities for children and families to make informed food choices, while strengthening the local economy and contributing to vibrant communities. NFSN's tagline "Growing Stronger Together" reinforces an organizational approach and belief that robust movement building is possible only when we work collaboratively across sectors and locations.


For more information, please visit NFSN is a project of Tides, the nation's largest fiscal sponsor. Tides is a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco, CA that works with individuals, groups and funders to implement and accelerate positive social change in the nonprofit sector. For more information, please visit


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