Field day highlights farm-to-school market
OXFORD, Miss. -- Mississippi producers can learn how to serve the farm-to-school market at an Alliance of Sustainable Farms event Oct 19.
The alliance will host Farm-to-School: Linking Farms to the Cafeteria at the Institute of Child Nutrition in Oxford. The workshop will highlight the work of this institute and provide growers a networking opportunity with school officials interested in locally grown food.
The Institute of Child Nutrition is located at 97 Jeanette Phillips Drive. The field day is free, but preregistration is required. Onsite check-in begins at 10 a.m. The program begins at 10:30 a.m. and ends at 2:30 p.m. To register, email AllianceofSustainableFarms@gmail.com.
A lunch and visitor parking pass will be provided to all registrants.
Alliance field day partners and sponsors include the Mississippi State University Extension Service, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Alcorn State University Extension Program, University of Mississippi Transactional Law Clinic, National Center for Appropriate Technology, Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, and Mississippi Department of Education.
MSU is an equal opportunity institution. For disability accommodation, please contact Keith Benson at 601-988-4999 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.