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The National Farm to School Network

The Northeast Region's Food and Farm Network
12 States
500+ Organizations
Collaborating for Change

Upcoming Events

Harvard University Northwest Labs Bldg - 52 Oxford Street Lower Level, Cambridge, MA • June 1, 2016
8:00am to 5:00pm

Join parents, providers, policy makers and advocates as we work together to understand the current climate of school food and develop collaborative ways to to champion and support change.

Madison, WI •
June 1, 2016 9:00am to June 4, 2016 8:00pm

The National Farm to Cafeteria Conference is a biennial event that convenes a diverse group of stakeholders from across the farm to cafeteria movement who are working to source local food for institutional cafeterias and foster a culture of food and agricultural literacy across America.

Online Webinar • June 2, 2016
1:00pm to 2:30pm

Join Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC) and California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) on June 2 for a webinar on recordkeeping for organic growers.

Unity College - Unity, ME •
June 6, 2016 3:00pm to June 7, 2016 3:30pm

A Local Food Gathering for Small Campuses at Unity College in Unity, Maine

Bridgeport, CT •
June 8, 2016 9:00am to June 9, 2016 3:00pm

The New England Food Summits bring together delegates from across New England to strengthen collaboration for regional food system sustainability.

Updates from the Field

May 26, 2016

Last week the Senate Appropriations Committee passed their funding bill for USDA and FDA. Read what's in store for sustainable farm and food system priorities.

May 25, 2016

The House Education and Workforce Committee passed the 2016 Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act amidst advocate and lawmaker concerns.

May 16, 2016

RMA announced $8.7 million in cooperative agreements funds for projects that improve underserved farmers' access to risk management tools.

May 11, 2016

A report-back from our friends at the Organic Farming Research Foundation