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Thursday, January 31, 2019

Upcoming Farm to Institution Webinars


Michigan Farm to Institution Network Special Presentation: Anchor Institutions in Action

1:00 – 2:00 pm on Friday, February 15, 2019

Register through Zoom


What are anchor institutions anyway? In this special presentation, guest speakers will share more about hospitals, in Michigan and beyond, as anchor institutions and some of their strategies for hiring and workforce development, place-based investing, and local purchasing, including food purchasing.


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National Farm to Institution Metrics Collaborative Webinar Series: Nourished by New England, A Seasonal Harvest Program for Health Care

3:30 – 4:00 pm on Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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In this series, each 30-minute webinar will feature a different Collaborative member and a tool or program they have used to measure farm to institution efforts.


In this first webinar in the series, Jen Obadia from Health Care Without Harm will share the design of Nourished by New England, a seasonal harvest program for health care. Program goals, the way in which progress toward those goals is being measured, and lessons learned from the first year of program implementation and data collection will all be discussed, along with aligning metrics from this regional program with local purchasing programs in other regions. For more on Nourished by New England see

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