January 28: Food Service and Stakeholder Coalition

January 28: Food Service and Stakeholder Coalition


Monday, January 28th, 2019

4223 Gibbs Road

Kansas City,  Kansas 66106

Light snacks provided

2:00 – 2:15  Welcome and host spotlight. The Farm School!

2:15-2:45  Greenhouse and Farm Tour

2:45-3:00 Farm to School Academy Updates and Resources

3:00-3:30 Planning ahead for local food! Find out more on forward contracting and request for proposals!

3:30-4:30 * KC Healthy Kids and KC Food Hub want to work with your district to help you create a contract for purchasing local food. 15 minute sessions per district!

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Please join us in bringing school food service directors, dietitians, nutritionists and other key partners together to increase production and consumption of local food. Schools, non-profit professionals, local food stakeholders and farmers are all encouraged to attend.

It’s not too late to incorporate local food in your school menu! Information on forecasting local food purchases and creating contracts with local growers will be the main focus of this meeting.  We want to make it easy for you to choose local.

Partnering agencies include KC Healthy Kids, KC Food Hub and The Farm School. The event will be held at The Farm School at Gibbs Road.  Enjoy a tour through the greenhouse and finding out how The Farm School is getting kids out to the farm in 2019!

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