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Easthampton, MA - 2016 MA Farm & Sea to School Conference

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 

 

Registration Deadline

 

The deadline to register for the conference is October 27th at 11:59PM. If you have any questions about the registration process or requesting invoices, please contact dena@massfarmtoschool.org

 

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 dena@massfarmtoschool.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 dena@massfarmtoschool.org 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

What's Good

Red's Best

FB Foods

Costa Fruit & Produce Company

New England Dairy & Food Council

Walden Local Meat

FarmLogix

Farm Credit East

 

(This conference is organized by Massachusetts Farm to School in collaboration with the Farm Based Education Network's National Gathering, November 4-6.)

 

 

Massachusetts Farm to School

PO Box 1514

Easthampton, MA 01027

413.253.3844

info@massfarmtoschool.org

www.massfarmtoschool.org