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OAEC’s School Garden Teacher Training supports your school in creating and sustaining garden-based ecological literacy programs and helps you build a strong cohort of colleagues. Our residential training is for individuals or teams of teachers, garden educators, administrators and core parent volunteers.Find out more »
CFSN Webinar: Taking your Local School Wellness Policy to the Next Level – The What, When, and How of Meeting the New Requirements!
Registration is now open for “Taking your Local School Wellness Policy to the Next Level — The What, When, and How of Meeting the New Requirements” on Feb 8, 2017 9:00 AM PST at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6581386712924754691 The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Local School Wellness Policy (LSWP) Final Rule creates new requirements for school districts. The Webinar will begin with an overview of the LSWP basic requirements, emphasizing what’s new such as stronger stakeholder engagement, and assessment and reporting requirements. Additional details…Find out more »
Every February, hundreds of California farmers, ranchers and local food advocates from San Diego to the North Coast converge at Sonoma County’s Shone Farm to share skills, explore hot topics in sustainable agriculture and collectively forge a united voice on behalf of family farms. This year's workshops and activities will explore CSA's in the age of produce box schemes, food safety rules, soil health and much more. As part of this year's “Intergenerational Exchange” theme, we’re excited to officially announce a merger between Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) and the…Find out more »
North Coast Opportunities (NCO), the Community Action Agency for Lake and Mendocino Counties, is bringing together food producers from Humboldt, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Sonoma, and Napa counties, along with food and farming support organizations, for the Fifth-Annual North Coast Farmers Convergence on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Food producers, local retailers, local food advocates, and farmer support organizations from across the region will come together at Ridgewood Ranch, just south of Willits, for a lively, educational day of networking, sharing skills…Find out more »