2016 Southeast Ohio Farm-to-School Conference

Date(s) - March 03, 2016 - March 04, 2016
12:00 am

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2016 Southeast Ohio Farm-to-School Conference: Partnerships and Innovations for Successful Farm to School Programs. 
Join Southeast Ohio food system partners for the 2016 Southeast Ohio Farm-to-School Conference! Gather for a two-day, extensive conference that will cover all things Farm-to-School! Ohio Continuing Education Units Available.


Keynote Speaker: Chef Katie McGushin, Program Director for the School of Hospitality at Hocking College. Chef McGushin works with the Rural Action Farm-to-School program, and coordinates a partnership between Rural Action and Hocking College that encourages local schools to purchase local produce and assists in the local economic development of the area. She has been instrumental in helping Appalachian schools utilize fresh, local produce in their cafeterias.
Topics Covered will include:
  • Farm-to-School Procurement
  • School Gardens
  • Food Safety
  • Food Service Staff Training
  • Sourcing Local Food
  • Healthy Food Curriculum
  • Food Policy
  • and MUCH MORE!


Cost for the conference is $30/day with limited scholarships available. For scholarship & discounted lodging information, please click HERE!
Registration information HERE.

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