Selling to Schools
September 16, 2017
Clark Farm, Carlisle, MA
Tour a diversified vegetable and livestock farm while learning from Farm Manager, Andrew Rodgers, how selling to local schools fits into his farm’s crop and marketing plans. Learn about the necessary steps that must be taken to sell wholesale and the challenges of selling to institutions. Simca Horwitz from Massachusetts Farm to School will also be there to help take you through the process of connecting with local schools, and to help you decide if it is a good fit for you and your farm. More info.
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Community Food Systems Conference
December 5 – 7, 2017
Boston Park Plaza, Boston, MA
New Entry Sustainable Farming Project’s Community Food Systems Conference will address common underlying themes between food security, social justice and sustainable agriculture including obstacles in urban and rural environments and fostering community empowerment to create and sustain resilient local food systems. This conference is possible thanks to funding from the Community Food Projects grant program of USDA‘s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Read more & register.
Webinar Series: Center for Regional Food Systems’ Presents Farm to Early Child Care
(Available to stream now)
Introducing healthy foods into a child’s life as early as possible creates healthy habits for a lifetime. In celebration of National CACFP Week, learn about how to incorporate local foods into early child care programs by watching the Center for Regional Food Systems’ Farm to Early Child Care Mini Webinar Series. This series contains 12 webinars on various topics including strategies for introducing new foods, local procurement, and purchasing from farmers. Each webinar is only 15 minutes! So enjoy in the celebration of bringing healthy, local food to our nation’s youngest.