[montanafood_ag] Registration Open: Montana Farm to School Regional Workshops

Roth, Aubree aubree.roth at montana.edu
Fri Aug 25 08:39:57 MDT 2017

Two Montana Farm to School Regional Workshops showcase Montana schools that are making farm to school happen! Each event will include farm to school resources, tours, networking, and roundtable discussion and goal setting to help all attendees get involved. Also learn about the Montana Harvest of the Month program (www.montana.edu/mtharvestofthemonth) and how it is benefiting Montana schools and communities. Hinsdale School (September 22) and Plevna School (September 29) will host the workshops providing tours and information about their inspiring school gardens, local purchasing, and student engagement.

Hinsdale, MT – Friday, September 22 – 9am – 3pm

600 Montana St, Hinsdale, MT

Come explore Hinsdale School’s garden, greenhouse, root cellar, and kitchen that all work together to provide a vibrant farm to school experience for students and staff. Students at Hinsdale School are growing food for their school’s tasty meals! This event will also feature a hands-on cooking demonstration for using more Montana Harvest of the Month and local foods in your meals at school or home. Learn how this program started and where it is headed under the leadership of Patti Armbrister. Lunch provided.

Plevna, MT – Friday, September 29 – 9am – 3pm

327 N. Main Street, Plevna, MT

Purple potatoes? See what students at Plevna School are growing in their school garden and what they bring into their school kitchen. Plevna School staff will share their journey in participating in the Montana Harvest of the Month program and how they make farm to school work as a team effort from the classroom to the cafeteria. Lunch provided. Photo credit: Fallon County Extra

All individuals interested in support farm to school programs are welcome to attend these free events. Due to limited space, pre-registration is required. Learn more and register at: <http://www.montana.edu/mtfarmtoschool/resources/training-event.html> http://www.montana.edu/mtfarmtoschool/resources/training-event.html

For more information contact Aubree Roth, Montana Team Nutrition at aubree.roth at montana.edu or (406) 994-5996.

Please spread the word!

Aubree Roth

Farm to School Coordinator | Montana Team Nutrition Program

Montana Core Partner | National Farm to School Network

324 Reid Hall, PO Box 173370

Montana State University

Bozeman, MT 59717-3370

Ph: 406.994.5996 | www.montana.edu/mtfarmtoschool<http://www.montana.edu/mtfarmtoschool>

Schools and afterschool programs throughout Montana are participating in the new Montana Harvest of the Month program, learn more at: www.montana.edu/mtharvestofthemonth<http://www.montana.edu/mtharvestofthemonth><http://www.montana.edu/mtfarmtoschool/mt-crunch-time.html>
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