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Growing Minds is a program of Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project. ASAP’s mission is to help local farms thrive, link farmers to markets and supporters, and build healthy communities through connections to local food.

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2016 Southeast Farm to School Conference


2016 Southeast Farm to School Conference
September 23-24, 2016
TD Convention Center
Greenville, SC

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Friday, September 23 – Pre-conference day with field trips to farm to school sites in upstate SC and a local foods reception.
Saturday, September 24 – Full day conference.

The field trips and reception will be an additional charge with limited capacity. View everything you need to know about the 2016 conference.

View the full agenda and workshop descriptions.

Farm to school programming connects classrooms, the cafeteria, and the community—helping children develop healthy relationships with food and enriching the overall educational experience for children and adults alike. The movement is growing, nationally and here in the southeast.

With more than 10 years of experience in farm to school training and programming, ASAP’s Growing Minds Farm to School Program offers a combination of creative ideas and practical applications for school environments. Our Farm to School Conference is designed to provide you—school staff and community members—the training and resources you need to implement successful farm to school programs.

This year’s Farm to School Conference will offer multiple workshop sessions geared specifically for teachers, early childhood educators, parents, community health professionals, and child nutrition staff. Join educators from across the southeast to strengthen existing programs and jump start new farm to school efforts in your community!

This year’s conference will feature workshops focused on six specialized tracks as well as networking opportunities and state meetings for individuals from NC, SC, GA, TN, KY, FL, MS, and AL. Each track will feature content for folks new to farm to school as well as those that want to improve their existing programs.

Please contact us with any questions about attending, or sponsoring the 2016 Southeast Farm to School Conference, or use the form below to sign up and receive updates.




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