Fwd: FARM TO SCHOOL EVENT IN MONTICELLO THIS FRIDAY FEBRUARY 23RD

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From: Rhodes, Jenna D <JennaRhodes@uams.edu>
Date: Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 4:52 PM
Subject: FARM TO SCHOOL EVENT IN MONTICELLO THIS FRIDAY FEBRUARY 23RD
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Hi Arkansas Farm to School Partners!

 

Just wanted to send a quick reminder about the upcoming Farm to School event this Friday in MONTICELLO!

 

FOR ANYONE INTERESTED IN LEARNING ABOUT FARM TO SCHOOL AND HOW TO PROCURE LOCALLY

Value Chain Training – REGISTER HERE

9:00 am – 2:00 pm (check in begins at 8:30 am)
Sadie Johnson Center –
707 US-278, Monticello, AR 71655

Agenda Includes:

What is Farm to School and Farm to Institution

Benefits of Farm to School and Farm to Institution

Market Opportunities

Current Conditions

Capacity and Barriers

Buyers Panel

 

FOR SCHOOLS, DAYCARES, RETAIL FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS, RESTAURANTS, HOSPITALS, OTHER INSTITUTIONAL BUYERS AND ALL THOSE IN THE MORNING VALUE CHAIN TRAINING

Local Conversations Networking Event

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Sadie Johnson Center – 707 US-278, Monticello, AR 71655

A meet and greet for buyers, sellers and the general public from SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS

There is no cost to attend the networking event and registration is not required

If you are interested in setting up a booth at the networking event please contact Rachael Tucker at Rachael.Tucker@aad.ar.gov.

And don’t forget to Register for the statewide Farm to School Summit on March 9th in Conway! The same Value Chain Training offered in Texarkana will be offered in Conway, as well as the networking event in the afternoon. The statewide Farm to School Summit will also have sessions for garden and classroom educators, as well as nutrition staff.

 

Please share with your networks!

 

Jenna

 

 

 

Jenna D. Rhodes, MA, MPS, MPH

Program Manager, Access to Healthy Foods Research Group

Program Operations Manager, Arkansas GardenCorps

Arkansas Children's Research Institute, Dept of Pediatrics, UAMS

1 Childrens Way | Slot 512-26 | Little Rock, AR 72202

501.364.3360 office | 816.916.2325 mobile | 501.364.1950 fax

 


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