Registration for 2016 Southeast Ohio Farm to School Conference: Partnerships and Innovations for Successful Farm to School Programs is now open!
Join Southeast Ohio food system partners for the 2016 Southeast Ohio Farm to School Conference! Gather for a two-day, extensive conference that will cover all things Farm to School! Ohio Continuing Education Units Available.
Topics Covered will include:
- Farm to School Procurement
- School Gardens
- Food Safety
- Food Service Staff Training
- Sourcing Local Food
- Healthy Food Curriculum
- Food Policy
- and MUCH MORE!
Keynote Speaker: Chef Katie McGushin
The conference keynote will take place Thursday, March 3 at 1:00 and will be given by Chef Katie McGushin, Program Director for the School of Hospitality at Hocking College. In addition to teaching a variety of Culinary, Baking, and Hospitality Management classes, she also advises the student “Epicurean Club,” and coaches the school’s Knowledge Bow. Chef McGushin works with the Rural Action Farm to School program, and coordinates a partnership between Rural Action and Hocking College that encourages local schools to purchase local produce and assists in the local economic development of the area. She has been instrumental in helping Appalachian schools utilize fresh, local produce in their cafeterias.
Limited Number of Scholarships Available. Please Apply for Scholarships before registering for this event! Scholarship information can be found here: Scholarship Information.