KEENE, N.H. — Join the Cornucopia Project, Food Connects, Stonewall Farm, and the Monadnock Farm and Community Coalition for a one-hour event for teachers, school administration and professionals, and parent/teacher organizations to get Farm to School curriculum and activities in Monadnock area schools.
Special guest, Katina Kefalas of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service, is a Farm to School Specialist and will share insight into getting farm to school in your cafeteria, classroom, and the community.
Teachers can earn free professional development credits, win classroom supplies and parents, teachers and Parent/Teacher organizations can gain access to grants and support.
The Cornucopia Project will be sharing the Learning Module: “Introduction to Farm to School Activities” as well as other classroom activities, presentations, and demonstrations. Free classroom supplies will be given away, as well.
Event sponsors: Prime Roast Coffee, C & S Wholesale Grocers, Tasoulas Realty, Yankee Farm Credit, Badger Balm, Savings Bank of Walpole, Frisky Cow Gelato, TrueNorth Networks, Monadnock Food Coop, M & T Bank, Stonewall Farm, The Hungry Diner, Archway Farm, and Monadnock Conservancy
The Cornucopia Project envisions a future where children and adults value the relationship between nourishing food and good health and respect for the land and community that sustains them.
Food Connects delivers local food as well as educational and consulting services aimed at transforming the local food system.
The Monadnock Farm and Community Coalition is a coalition of 140+ member organizations and individual members who come together regularly to build a robust, sustainable, and equitable local food system in the Monadnock Region of Southwestern NH.
Stonewall Farm demonstrates regenerative farming while educating and engaging people of all ages to support food security, ecological resilience, healthy communities and planet.
–Monadnock Farm and Community Coalition