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CAFF Workshop @ the CA School Nutrition Association Conference
November 10, 2016 @ 8:00 am - November 13, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
If you are attending the CA School Nutrition Association Conference in Anaheim on November 10-13, we want to make sure you know about a lunch drop-in time and workshop that CAFF is organizing on Sat, Nov 12.
11:30AM-1:00PM – Join Ben Thomas for lunch at the conference venue. Do you have any questions or feedback on local purchasing, education, Purchasing Collaboratives, direct opportunities or bid support?Contact Ben for an exact location.
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – Come to CAFF’s workshop, The CA Farm to School Network: Strategies for Farm to Cafeteria Success! Here is a brief description about the session: Come to this participatory session and learn about initiatives and resources available through the CA Farm to School Network. New to Farm to School? See what others have done to increase local purchasing, market local food, and link nutrition education to create successful programs. Are you as seasoned Farm to School district? Come share your successes with others. Join the team from the Community Alliance with Family Farmers to discuss best practices in working with distributors, micro- and informal direct purchases, and the language you need to include local produce in your next contract Request for Proposals (RFPs). One participant will go home with free conference pass to the 2017 CA Farm to School Conference!