Monday, August 29, 2011

Colorado "Farm to School" Primer

LiveWell Colorado is providing an "Introducing the Colorado Farm to School Primer" Webinar on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. MDT.  You can register for the webinar online at http://cts.vresp.com/c/?CSGPR/5b6db7f4b8/fb8a974a27/d53f7bb83e.

Wondering what “farm to school” is and how you can get involved? The Colorado Farm to School Primer will be the focus of a webinar on Tuesday, September 27, 2011, at 11 a.m. MDT. This new publication from LiveWell Colorado provides a comprehensive introduction to Farm to School in Colorado including:
  • What is Farm to School all about? 
  • How does school food work now in Colorado? 
  • What is happening in Farm to School in Colorado schools now? 
  • How can gardens and educational activities support better local food in schools? 
  • What is the potential of Farm to School for our children, farmers and ranchers, and communities? 
  • How can you help? 
This webinar will describe Farm to School; orient you to the Primer; share stories of how a school, a producer and a parent each got started with Farm to School initiatives in Colorado; and make you aware of resources so you can started or expand your involvement in Farm to School. Click here to register for this Colorado Farm to School webinar. You can also take a sneak peak at the Primer online at: www.livewellcolorado.org/FTSPrimer

This is the second of a series of Farm to School webinars produced by the Colorado Farm to School project (www.coloradofarmtoschool.org) and LiveWell Colorado (www.livewellcolorado.org). To contact Colorado Farm to School staff regarding this webinar or other questions, please contact Wendy Peters Moschetti at wendy@wpmconsulting.net or Lyn Kathlene at lyn@csi-policy.org.

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