We want to see you at the 2016 Massachusetts Farm & Sea to School Conference. We hope you will join the hundreds of farm to school advocates who will gather on November 4th for a day of workshops and networking sessions.
1. Registration Deadline
2. Producer & Buyer Matchmaking Session
3. Non-Profit Exhibitor Opportunity
4. Workshop Descriptions & Schedule Now Posted Online
Producer & Buyer Matchmaking Session
The Massachusetts Department of Agriculture, along with Harvest New England, will be hosting a matchmaking session during the conference for producers to meet with wholesale buyers. This unique opportunity will allow buyers and producers to meet one-on-one to discuss new sales opportunities. Conference attendees include wholesale buyers from K-12 schools & districts, colleges/universities, and distributors. Farmers and fishermen attending the conference will be provided with Free Registration to the full conference, and specialty crop producers will also be provided with a travel stipend. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and include the your type of business and whether you produce specialty crops, to receive your discount code for online registration.
Non-Profit Exhibitor Opportunity
If your non-profit organization is interested in having a resource table at our conference, the rate for a table, including one conference registration is $100. We have a limited number of tables available, so please contact email@example.com as soon as possible to reserve your spot and to receive the registration code necessary to access this special non-profit rate.
Workshop Descriptions & Schedule Now Online
We are pleased to offer 31 workshops and regional networking sessions. Additionally, we have an early education track and a higher education track. It is not necessary to register for workshops individually. You can find descriptions to all of the workshops here. The detailed workshop schedule is located here.
Thank you to our generous sponsors:
USDA Farm to School Program
Costa Fruit & Produce Company
New England Dairy & Food Council
Walden Local Meat
Farm Credit East
Massachusetts Farm to School
PO Box 1514
Easthampton, MA 01027