Join the National Farm to School Network and thousands of schools, early care and education sites, farms, communities and organizations across the country as we celebrate food education, school gardens and lunch tray’s filled with healthy, local ingredients. Everyone can celebrate!
Here are four free upcoming webinars that you’re invited to join to learn more about the farm to school movement and its positive impacts. Find more Farm to School Month opportunities at farmtoschool.org/month.
Celebrating Farm to School Month State-by-State
Thursday, October 5, 2-3pm ET
Join us for a special “Farm to School Month” themed webinar to hear how states across the country are lifting up and celebrating National Farm to School Month, and gather easy action ideas for how you can get involved this October. This webinar is generously sponsored by Co-Bank. Register here.
Farm to Early Care and Education in Head Start – A Natural Alignment
Tuesday, October 10, 3-4pm ET
Explore the National Farm to School Network’s exciting new resource, Growing Head Start Success with Farm to Early Care and Education, and hear from Head Start practitioners about best practices and successes in implementing farm to ECE in the Head Start setting. Register here.
Economic Impacts of Farm to School
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 12-1pm ET
Learn about the economic impacts of farm to school initiatives through a case study approach. Panelists will share findings from the new Economic Impacts of Farm to School: Case Studies and Assessment Tools report (a collaborative project of the National Farm to School Network and Colorado State University), highlight the use of key resources for conducting economic impact studies of food system initiatives, and discuss continuing work to better understand the impacts of farm to school activities. Register here.
SNEB Webinar: National Farm to School Month: Early Care Education Edition
Tuesday, October 17, 12-1:15pm ET
Join speakers from the National Farm to School Network and Arizona State University to learn about opportunities to celebrate National Farm to School Month and discover the vast array of benefits of farm to early care and education for children, families and communities. This webinar, hosted by the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB), is free and open to the public. Register here.