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Iowa Farm to School Conference

June 21 - June 22

The Iowa Farm to School Network invites you to attend the 2019 Iowa Farm to School Conference. Interested in or already implementing a farm to school and farm to early care and education program? Join us as we share ideas, resources and success stories to help grow the farm to school movement in Iowa. REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS JUNE 8.

DAY 1: Friday, June 21, 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m.

Highlights include keynote by Lola Bloom, 15 workshop options, a high school student track, evening social with vendors and documentary screening.

High school student trackConference organizers are excited to share a track of workshops and hands-on farm to school activities just for high school students! This training tack will elevate the experiential learning model, encouraging students to “do, reflect, and apply” learning throughout the day. Activities and workshops will center skill development and conversation around local food systems, food justice and social change.

DAY 2: Saturday, June 22, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Highlights include optional morning yoga session, local food breakfast by Chef Jenetta Hargrove, and two intensive course offerings:

OPTION 1: “Teaching Outdoors: Enhancing Student Learning with the Farm to School Program.” Hosted by Next Step Adventure.

OPTION 2: “Cafeteria Magic: Partnerships, Fresh Food Prep and Youth Leadership in your School Cafeteria,” Hosted by Forward FoodIDALS and 4-H Healthy Living.


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June 22
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Central College
812 University St
Pella, 50219 United States
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