Northwest WA Farm to School Regional Gathering
Monday, June 10, 2019 Viva Farms, WSDA Farm to School, and the Washington State Farm to School Network are organizing a school garden teacher training and farm to school gathering in Mount Vernon! School gardeners, teachers, school nutrition staff, educators, farmers, students, parents, childcare providers, and anyone else interested in farm to school in the region are encouraged to attend. Learn from other people in your region working on farm to school, in school gardens, network and build partnerships, talk about how to grow local farm to school efforts, and more. Gathering Agenda The event is broken up into three sections. When you RSVP, you can indicate which section(s) you plan to attend: 8:30am-11am: Garden educator and teacher training Guest speakers, panel, and activities TBA 11am-1pm: Farm to school & gardener networking mixer & lunch Teachers, farmers, gardeners, food service staff, agriculture and nutrition educators, childcare providers, and anyone interested in farm to school encouraged to join us for lunch. We also will be gathering input on priorities for the Washington State Farm to School Network. 1pm-3pm: Break-out sessions with training, discussion and networking on: School garden best practices and skill-sharing for teachers & educators Garden curriculum development Nutrition staff, farmers, and meal providers: Join us for training and networking on local food in school meals & childcare settings!
16650 State Route 536
Mount Vernon, WA