Events

National Farm to Cafeteria Conference in Cincinnati

April 25, 2018

12:00 AM

The 9th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio, April 25-27, 2018. Hosted by the National Farm to School Network, this biennial event will convene a diverse group of food service professionals, farmers, educators, students, representatives from nonprofits and government agencies, public health professionals and more for three days of learning, networking and movement building. Are you passionate about supporting local agriculture, address inequities in the food system and fostering a culture of food literacy in your community? This event is for you. We hope you’ll join us in Cincinnati!
Important Dates and Deadlines:

Early bird registration: Jan. 29 - March 9, 2018
Registration closes: April 9, 2018
Conference: April 25-27, 2018

Where?

Duke Energy Convention Center

525 Elm St
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202


Learn more and register here: http://bit.ly/FarmtoCafConf


Save the Date for Mississippi Farm to School Week 2018!

October 01, 2018

12:00 AM

Are you interested in helping sponsor this event that reaches over 38,000 students? Email Sunny at edufoodsunny@gmail.com for more information.


The Mississippi Farm to Cafeteria Conference

October 12, 2017

9:00 AM

Conference Flyer

Gather with farm to school practitioners from all fields in Jackson on October 12th at the Mississippi E-Center at Jackson State University (1230 Raymond Rd, Jackson MS 39204) for an all day conference. Topics from cafeteria, classroom, and community connections to farm to school will be discussed. A keynote, delicious lunch featuring local foods, and huge networking session will all be included.

Registration opens at 8am, and the conference starts at 9am. We will finish up our closing reception by 5pm and have dinner meet ups around the Jackson area at 6:30pm.

Register here: http://bit.ly/MSF2CAFCONF

Lodging:

The designated hotel for the conference is the Comfort Inn & Suites in Clinton, MS. The hotel is located just outside Jackson, and about a 10-minute drive from our conference site at the JSU E-Center. Rooms are available at right around $80/night for the nights of October 11th and October 12th.

We encourage those who know they will be attending the conference and who are interested to book ASAP.

You can reserve your rooms online or call the hotel directly.

Comfort Inn & Suites

5010 Hampstead Blvd

Clinton, MS 39056

601-925-8250

For online reservations, visit: http://bit.ly/pricelinecomfortinn

Huge thank you to our sponsors this year: The W.K.Kellogg Foundation, The Wallace Center, The Mississippi Department of Education, and The Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi, Good Food for Oxford Schools

Agenda:

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Map to Venue - Mississippi e-Center at JSU
Map to Venue - Mississippi e-Center at JSU

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