Loading Events
This event has passed.

Register Now! To register and for details, visit www.farmtoschoolcoalitionnc.org/summit
Early Bird registration prices through August 23! Registration closes September 6.

Farm to School SUMMIT | Friday September 20, 2019
cost: $35, including lunch
location: Raleigh Convention Center

Pre-Summit workshops and field trips | Thursday September 19, 2019
ten offerings: farms/school sites/teacher trainings/racial equity training
location: in and near Raleigh

Our second state-level summit, to be held September 20, 2019 in Raleigh, NC, will be an opportunity to strengthen the network of practitioners committed to any and all components of farm to school—from local food purchasing, training opportunities with school nutrition staff, partnering with food councils, racial equity work, to experiential learning about agriculture, gardening, food, cooking, nutrition and health. We will also celebrate the farm to school awards during our local lunch at the Friday Summit with special guest students singing about their garden!

Pre-summit workshops and field trips will take place on September 19, 2019 at various sites near Raleigh—join us for Food Sciences Teacher Workshop, Garden Teacher Workshop, Racial Equity in Farm to School Workshop, p/Policy in Farm to School Workshop, Four Farm Field Trips, Composting Facility Field Trip, School and Early Care Center Field Trips.

Join us as we grow our membership and collaboratively build capacity of farm to school efforts across the state. Questions: contact Tes Thraves at tes_thraves@ncsu.edu or Arneisha Smallwood at ansmallw@ncsu.edu.

Who Should Attend?
Teachers, School Nutrition Directors, Family and Consumer Sciences Agents, Non-profits, Farmers, Cooperative Extension Agents, Researchers, Parents, Chefs, and all long-time practitioners or newly interested in farm to school!

Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of NC and the organizational partners of the Farm to School Coalition of NC Steering Committee: DPI School Nutrition, NCDACS, DPHHS, CEFS/NC Extension, ASAP, FoodCorps, CFSA, DPI Family & Consumer Sciences

 

 preview summit postcard.jpeg