Building Farm to Institution Markets
About the webinar
A webinar and survey to help MN food producers grow.
For farmers, ranchers and producers currently selling to, or interested in selling to, schools, child care centers, hospitals or other institutions, this webinar provides an introduction to farm to institution practices and benefits. It will focus on how the needs of the producer can be matched with the needs of the buyer, accessing the potential of this rapidly expanding market channel. This webinar pairs with a new survey that invites producers to share their input on farm to institution opportunities, barriers and resource needs.
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
Pete Huff has been involved with food systems for the past ten years, working on a variety of levels spanning from organic production to policy development. His work has primarily been in the…read more about Pete Huff
Minneapolis Public Schools
Before the age of 25, Andrea founded the D.C. Farm to School Network, an organization behind the movement for healthier school food in about 200 public and charter schools throughout Washington,…read more about Andrea Northup
University of Minnesota
Ryan Pesch is interested in analyzing foodsheds, understanding how communities can re-build local food systems, and finding tools growers can use to direct market foods.
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