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Engaging Students in Local Food: Strategies for Effective Communication

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Have you been wondering how to communicate the value of local food to the students on your campus? Are you looking for fresh ideas for storytelling, advertising, and event programming? Join our one-hour “forum” to ask questions, share resources, and listen to engagement strategies from a panel of four speakers with perspectives from all sides of the issue.

The FINE Farm & Sea to Campus Forum is a collaboration between Farm to Institution New England and the Henry P. Kendall Foundation to create more peer-to-peer learning opportunities for dining program directors, chefs, foodservice operators, and other community partners who are engaged in procuring and promoting New England food.


Abby Duker | Food Literacy Project Fellow, Harvard University

Jennie Porter | Community Food Security Coordinator, NOFA Vermont

Megan Kennedy | Student, Unity College

Aaron Witham | Associate Director for Sustainable Programs, University of Southern Maine


Holly Fowler | Co-founder & CEO, Northbound Ventures

Registration coming soon – save the date!

Featured image courtesy of Shelburne Orchards.