Teachers please forward to your superintendents,  school nutrition directors and local farmers who are interested in producing and providing local produce to our school cafeterias.

Several of our agriculture education teachers and FFA students will be presenting at the conference about their efforts and accomplishments with the Farm to School program.

You,  local agriculture education teacher, are a vital link between the farmer and the school cafeteria.
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Greetings!

Please forward this invitation to your contacts.

We also have a limited number of scholarships available—go here for more application: http://www.georgiaorganics.org/conference/2012farmersupport.aspx

 

 

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3rd Annual Farm to School Summit Showcases Growing F2S Energy
 

Join us for the Third Annual Georgia Farm to School Summit on Friday, Feb. 24. The Summit is the largest convener of farm to school leaders in the state, and a fun, hands-on way to plug into this exciting movement. So, whether you’ve always wanted to get involved or you are a seasoned leader, you won’t want to miss it!

  • Where: The Columbus, Georgia Convention and Trade Center in the Historic Iron Works
  • When: Friday, Feb. 24, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Who can attend: School nutrition staff, teachers, farmers, students, parents, school nurses,  community members, state and agencies and organizations, and anyone interested in growing farm to school in Georgia. 
  • Cost: $40 for the full day!

This year’s keynote will be delivered by Rodney Taylor, Director of Nutrition Services for Riverside Unified School District. Rodney is a noted pioneer and expert in Farm to School salad bars, and is a charter member of the National Farm to School Network.

 

 

 


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Dr. Teri Hamlin
North Region Agriculture Education
Georgia Department of Education
204C Four Towers University of Georgia
Athens, Ga 30602
706-552-4461 / 706-540-0032
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