Farm to School Month Midwest Menu Webinar

Are you interested in doing something special with your whole tray to celebrate Food Day during Farm to School Month this year? The Midwest Menu might be just what you are looking for! In the spirit of collective celebration, all schools across the Midwest are invited to serve a coordinated lunch tray featuring local and regional foods on Thursday, October 22nd, 2015.

Join this webinar to hear the stories of food service staff who participated last year—they will share advice and answer questions to help you plan your own local foods celebration.

Posted August 12, 2015

Building Minnesota's Farm to Institution Markets: The Producer Perspective

This webinar will review the findings of a recently completed survey of Minnesota producers on current and potential farm to institution markets (e.g. K-12 schools, hospitals, etc.) in Minnesota and the surrounding region. The findings of the survey identify key challenges and opportunities for producers to expand engagement in such markets, including an understanding of the types of practices and resources needed for economically sustainable participation.

Posted June 25, 2015

Farm to School & Youth Leadership Webinar Part 2: Strengthening Farm to School

This two part webinar series will introduce participants to IATP's high school level Farm to School Youth Leadership Curriculum. The curriculum is designed to empower youth, teach them about their local food system, engage them in meaningful, hands-on learning activities that also strengthen their school’s Farm to School program and link them directly to farmers in their community.

Posted February 17, 2015

Farm to School & Youth Leadership Webinar Part 1: Helping students understand their food systems

This two part webinar series will introduce participants to IATP's high school level Farm to School Youth Leadership Curriculum. The curriculum is designed to empower youth, teach them about their local food system, engage them in meaningful, hands-on learning activities that also strengthen their school’s Farm to School program and link them directly to farmers in their community.

Posted February 09, 2015

Connecting Sustainable Farmers to Emerging Health Care Markets - A Hospital-Focused Presentation

IATP invites you to attend a webinar discussing the key findings and lessons learned from IATP's Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) project Connecting Sustainable Farmers to Emerging Health Care Markets.

Posted December 19, 2013

Connecting Sustainable Farmers to Emerging Health Care Markets - A Farmer-Focused Presentation

Hospitals and hospital systems represent a sizable potential market for sustainable farmers, and interest in increasing purchases of local, sustainably produced food among hospitals and hospital systems is growing. However, limited hospital resources and the complexity of food purchase contracts and agreements at many hospitals have prevented farmers from accessing this market in any significant way to date.

Posted December 18, 2013