Save the Date! Farm to School Workshop

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Regional Farm to School Workshop

July 28, 2015

9-noon

Forrest County Extension Office

What is Farm to School?

Farm to School enriches the connection communities have with fresh, healthy food and local food producers by changing food purchasing and education practices at schools and preschools.

 

Want to learn more?

Attend this informative workshop and get connected to schools and growers in your area!

Who should attend?

  • School Nutrition Directors
  • Teachers
  • School Administrators
  • Farmers/Producers
  • Parents interested in students eating locally-grown food
  • Extension Agents
  • Food and Nutrition educators

 

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About veggiedr

Christine is an Associate Research and Extension Professor of Urban Horticulture at the Mississippi State University Coastal Research and Extension Center in Biloxi, MS. She works as the resident scientist at the Beaumont Horticultural Unit in Perry County, MS. Her research interests include urban agriculture, backyard farming, container gardening, high tunnel production, local foods, horticultural therapy, green roofs, and small farm issues. Christine is passionate about feeding people and growing farmers.

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