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Massachusetts Farm & Sea to School Conference

Friday, November 4, 2016 (All day)
Location: 
Leominster, MA

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This conference will bring together over 400 farm to school advocates from across Massachusetts and New England. Learn about curriculum integration, reducing food waste, school gardens, engaging youth through policy and social justice, and more. There will also be thematic networking sessions, providing the opportunity to get to know farm to school advocates in your areas of interest and expertise. Learn more and register at www.massfarmtoschool.org/conference.

Sign-up This Weekend - Registration Deadline Extended to Sunday, October 30th!

Farmers, Want to Meet with Interested Wholesale Buyers? 


Are you interested in expanding your wholesale accounts and working with schools and colleges from across Massachusetts?  Want to network with institutions in your area who are looking for locally produced foods?  If yes, then attend the upcoming Massachusetts Farm & Sea to School Conference on November 4th in Leominster, MA for FREE!
   
Massachusetts Farm to School and MDAR will be hosting a matchmaking session for producers to meet with wholesale buyers during our upcoming conference. Conference attendees will include K-12 schools & districts, colleges & universities, and distributors.

Farmers and fishermen participating in the matchmaking session will receive one FREE REGISTRATION to the conference and specialty crop producers will also receive a transportation stipend. Please contact Dena Stearns at dena@massfarmtoschool.org and include your type of business and whether you produce specialty crops to receive your discount code for registration. 

Registration closes on October 30th and space is limited, so register online today at: http://www.massfarmtoschool.org/conference.

 

 

This opportunity is made possible through a partnership with Harvest New England and funding from USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant funding.

Featured image courtesy of Shelburne Orchards.