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Monday, July 13, 2020

Seeking nominations: Farm to school research project



School nutrition professionals, please see below for a request for nominations for a farm to school produce safety research project from Kansas State University with funding from the USDA Food and Nutrition Service. They are seeking representation from Michigan, so please do consider submitting nominations!



Researchers with The Center for Food Safety in Child Nutrition Programs, at Kansas State University, are seeking school nutrition professionals to participate in a research project about farm to school produce safety. We are requesting nominations of at least five individuals who participate in the National School Lunch Program, currently purchasing fresh fruits or vegetables from a local source, preferably within your state or a 150-mile radius of the school district, for a minimum of the past two years.  Use the following link for the nomination process:

We hope you will assist us in this endeavor.  Should you have any questions about the study, please contact Paola Paez at (785) 532-5549 or  If you have any questions about the rights of individuals in this study or how it is conducted, you may contact the University Research Compliance Office at (785) 532-3224.


Paola Paez, PhD


Center for Food Safety in Child Nutrition Programs

Kansas State University



Be well,


Colleen Matts

(she, her, hers)

Farm to Institution Specialist

Coordinator, Michigan Farm to Institution Network

Core Partner, National Farm to School Network

Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems | 517.432.0310 | |



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