Exclusive Discount: Save $50 on National Farm to Cafeteria Conference Registration

Those connected to our Center for Rural Affairs Farm to School network are being offered a special discounted registration rate!

The National Farm to Cafeteria Conference is coming to Madison, Wis., on June 2 to 4, 2016, and you are invited. Register by Wednesday, April 27, by 8 p.m. for a $50 discount on regular conference registration.

Don’t miss this chance to get a discounted rate on tickets and secure your spot at this premier gathering of advocates, practitioners, and leaders working to change the culture of food and agricultural literacy across America!

This event is the only national gathering of stakeholders from across the farm to cafeteria movement, making it a crucial leadership development opportunity to advance community health, build economic opportunities for farmers and producers, and ensure long-term sustainability for local food efforts nationwide.

This SPECIAL RATE discounts your registration cost by $50 and is open to the first 100 Center for Rural Affairs farm to school connections (that’s you!) for one week only. This offer is valid Wednesday, April 20, through Wednesday, April 27. Act now and join me in Madison!

Check out some of the awesome topics (48 workshops! 12 topical tracks!) that will be offered, like The Real Deal-Resilient Farm to School Programs: Identifying Common Elements to Create a Farm to School Culture in Small-, Mid- and Large-Sized School Districts; Nizhonigo Iina (the Beautiful Life in Navajo): How We are Reviving Ways of Using Healthy Traditional Foods; and California Thursdays: A Model for the Nation.

This event will convene more than 1,500 diverse stakeholders working to source local food for institutional cafeterias and foster a culture of food and agricultural literacy across America. Cafeterias in schools and early care, colleges and universities, hospitals, prisons, and other institutional settings serve tens of millions of Americans every day.

This places the farm to cafeteria movement at the forefront of the fight to end obesity and strengthen local food systems. The 2016 conference theme Moving Forward Together will highlight innovative partnerships to build momentum and ensure long-term sustainability for local food efforts nationwide.

Let’s bridge local foods to our Midwest institutions and gather in Madison on June 2 to 4. Register today!

Be in touch if you have questions: Sarah Smith, 402.783.1183, sarahs@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs, Nebraska Farm to School Lead.