Tag Archives: Regional Gathering

Bringing Together Stakeholders to Tackle Farm to School in San Diego

Written by: Colin Cureton, San Diego Childhood Obesity Initiative and CFSN San Diego Regional Lead

Screen Shot 2015-09-25 at 9.57.07 AMOn a hot Friday morning in early September, over 30 people convened in Carlsbad, CA for the latest CFSN SoCal regional meeting. Members of the San Diego County Farm to School Taskforce and Orange County Farm to School Taskforce in attendance included SoCal school districts, local farmers, produce distributors, local government, universities, nonprofits, and more. The meeting was facilitated by Community Health Improvement Partners (CHIP), which houses the San Diego County Farm to School Taskforce.  Continue reading

CFSN Regional Gathering: North Valley Invigorates Farm to School

RG 2Written by: Sheila McQuaid, Farm to Fork Coordinator and CFSN North Valley Regional Lead with Center for Healthy Communities (CHC) 

The North Valley Region of the California Farm to School Network is comprised mainly of small, rural school districts.  Our regional gathering has been focusing on creating community between the nutrition services teams from these districts via a day of connection, education, and celebration of their work. Last year we had teams from four districts demonstrate scratch cooking recipes, and then we all sat down and shared them for lunch.
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