Connect your Cafeteria, Classroom and Community! Plan to attend an Ohio Regional Farm to School Conference

Are you interested in promoting Farm to School activities in your local schools and communities? Attend a regional Ohio Farm to School Workshop to learn about supporting and developing Farm to School programs in your community!

Encourage local food service directors, community educators and local producers to participate, too.

Workshop sessions will provide information and resources on the following topics:

  • Farm to School updates at a state, regional and national level
  • Purchasing Local Foods for Schools—The Cafeteria Perspective
  • Food safety related to Farm to School
  • Direct Marketing—Connecting producers, cooperatives, distributors with schools
  • The Education Connection—Farm to School in the classroom
  • Networking opportunities

Regional Workshop Locations:

Region Date Location Venue
Northwest April 29                      Perrysburg, OH Hilton Garden Inn
Southwest April 30                      Mt. Orab, OH Mt. Orab Elementary School
Southeast  June 10                     Nelsonville, OH The Inn at Hocking College
Northeast September 26           North Canton, OH Walsh University as a pre-conference to the National Hunger Dialogues on September 26 & 27
Central October 24                Columbus, OH Ohio 4-H Center

Please share this with your networks and remember to like the Ohio Farm to School on Facebook and  check out our events page!

For more information contact OSU Extension Stark County Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Educator and Local Foods Signature Program Co-coordinator, Heather Neikirk @ 330-830-7700, xt.116; @; or on facebook at  or twitter : @neikirkstarkanr



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