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  • Events

    Food Connects Farm to School & Early Childhood Regional Gathering

    | 4 - 6:30 pm ET | Bellows Falls Union High School

    Food Connects and the Vermont Farm to School & Early Childhood Network invite you to gather in your region to build connections with fellow farm to school practitioners and enthusiasts, find support for your efforts, share best practices, and access resources. Join for an exciting get-together focused on strengthening the farm to school movement in southern Vermont. Learn from your peers, explore food preservation and composting techniques, and get inspired by success stories like the Windham Northeast Supervisory Union's independent meal program and Leland and Gray Union Middle and High School's Journey Away Program. Supper and snacks will be provided! All are welcome—this event is for current farm to school enthusiasts and all who are interested in learning more about farm to school programming in our region: school nutrition staff, teachers, Farm to School coordinators, school administrators, farmers, and families are invited!

    Chef Culinary Conference 2024

    - | Amherst, MA

    Hosted annually by UMass Dining, the Chef Culinary Conference delivers industry-expert talks, culinary demonstrations, live workshops, and exclusive brand sneak peeks. Join us June 2-7 as leaders discuss food through nutrition and sustainability while creating the future of culinary.

    National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference 2024

    - | Washington, DC

    The National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference, sponsored by the Food Research & Action Center, and in cooperation with the National CACFP Forum, will be held June 3-5, 2024 in Washington, D.C. Hundreds of anti-hunger advocates will join from across the country to attend content-rich sessions, learn legislative best practices, explore innovative advocacy methods, and form personal connections to help better fight hunger in their communities. 

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