Midwest Farm to School: Connecting Farms, Schools and States

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Join us at the Midwest Farm to School Conference at the beautiful Lied Lodge and Conference Center in Nebraska City, Nebraska, on Wednesday, March 2, 2016!

This full day event will bring together those interested in building the farm to school initiative in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, and Kansas. Don't miss this event created especially for you!

Register now to save your spot!

If you want to increase students’ knowledge about local and healthy foods, and increase the amount of local foods served to students in school - this is the place to be.

Throughout the day we'll spark connections and provide the necessary paths to bring the farm to our region’s schools. Experts will address best practices for establishing farm to school relationships. Successful local food relationships will be shared.

Ample time for networking will be provided, as well as coaching on helpful topics to address when in conversation with various stakeholders. Farm to school is not a "one size fits all" program - come share what you know and learn from others as we build a healthier future for our kids, schools, farms, and communities. Take a peak at what can be achieved in the short video below.  

Audience: School food service professionals, students, school administrators and faculty members; farmers, ranchers, growers and food producers; community members and parents; and educational and food-related organizations.

Location: Lied Lodge and Conference Center, Nebraska City, NE

Hotel rates for March 1, 2016: Call 800.546.5433 to make your guest room reservation. Be sure to mention you are attending the Midwest Farm to School Conference.

Conference registration: Find more details and register online here.