Farm to School Summit 2015


Register Today for the 5th annual

 Georgia Farm to School & Preschool Summit

Feb. 19-20, 2015!

Farmers, teachers, school nutrition staff, students, parents, and others interested in learning more about Georgia’s farm to school community are invited to the Georgia Farm to School & Preschool Summit on Feb. 19-20 in Athens, Georgia.

Registration closes on Friday, Feb. 6.

Summit Highlights Include:

Keynote by Deborah Kane, USDA National Director of Farm to School

15 workshops featuring experts and leaders from across Georgia that cover:

  • Advice and Best Practices from Georgia Farm to School Grassroots Leaders in the Cafeteria, Classroom and Community
  • Hands-On Food, Farm, and Agriculture Lessons
  • Favorite Seasonal Recipes for Kids
  • Recruiting and Engaging Community Volunteers

4 dynamic field trips

4-hour Farm to Preschool Friday workshop,”Time to Grow Down! Ways to Design and Implement a Fantastic Early Childhood Gardening Program”

6 engaging FoodTalks (think TEDTalks all about food!) by local farm to school advocates and FoodCorps service members

Networking with experts at the state, district, and school level that will inspire and help further your community’s work

Click  here to apply for a scholarship by Friday, Jan. 23. Applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-serve basis. CACFP early childcare providers are strongly encouraged to apply.

Click here to find all of the details about the Georgia Farm to School & Preschool Summit.


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