Seeding Success - 2020 Farm to School Grantee Webinar Series
This series of six, 30-minute, webinars provides technical assistance that supports Farm to School Grantees to develop, expand, and maintain robust farm to school programs, projects, or initiatives. These webinar topics were identified as topics of interest by farm to school grantees. Click on the links below to view these recordings and download relevant supporting material.
- Webinar 1: Seeding Success Webinar Series Kickoff
In this introductory webinar, Office of Community Food Systems staff summarize grantee reporting requirements and review the processes for submitting No Cost Extensions and budget amendments. This webinar also features a message from Julie Brewer, Director of the Office of Community Food Systems.
- Webinar 2: Building Successful Teams
Part Two of the Seeding Success Series: "Building Farm to School Teams"
Featuring USDA OCFS Southeast Regional Lead Samantha Benjamin-Kirk, and Amanda Storey of Jones Valley Teaching Farm.
- Webinar 3: Finding, Buying, Serving, and Selling Local Food
Part Three of the Seeding Success Webinar Series: Finding, Buying, Selling, and Serving Local Food
Featuring USDA OCFS Mountain Plains Regional Lead Andrea Alma
- Webinar 4: Integrating Farm to School into Curriculum and Institution
Part Four of the Seeding Success Series: " Integrating Farm to School into Curriculum and Institution" features USDA OCFS South West Regional Lead Rachel Spencer and special guests Paige Mollen of the Mollen Foundation and Dana Martin, a Food Corps team member. The panel discusses ways to merge farm to school concepts into the institutional fabric of a school.
- Webinar 5: Let's Get Growing - Working with School Gardens and Farms
Part Five of the Seeding Success Series features USDA OCFS Western Regional Lead, Julianna Arnett, and covers some promising ideas of incorporating school gardens and local food producers (farmers, ranchers, and fishers) in your farm to school framework.
- Webinar 6: Telling Your Story
In this final webinar in the Seeding Success Series, USDA OCFS Mountain Plains Regional Lead, Andrea Alma, discusses various ways in which farm to school programs can successfully share the good work they are doing with key audiences in the community.