Want to make sure farmers markets in the inner-city accept SNAP, WIC – are inclusive? Then …

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The cool, knowledgeable young folks at REC will be running a workshop at POLLINATE. Their topic? Making city farmers markets more inclusive, open to surrounding low-income families of or near the neighborhood. Making the trendy foody culture accessible to all! Here are some of REC’s food-justice heroes!

… attend POLLINATE

at Holy Cross college 

January 13

8:30 am to 4:30 pm

A ton of cool topics to be discussed, including how to counter gentrification of farmers markets in inner-city neighborhoods …

Registration closes on January 7

Reserve your spot today!

Join over 300 other enthusiastic farm to cafeteria advocates from the preschool, K-12, and college sectors for a full day of workshops, networking, cooking demonstrations, and fun. We will have over 20 different workshops including:

Farm to School Policy and Advocacy

Farm to School Curriculum Connections

Waste Reduction, Composting Organics, and School Gardens

Funding Farm to School Programs

Farm Based Education Initiatives – Urban and Rural Farm Field Trips

The conference will also include Farm to Cafeteria Regional Networking Sessions so that you can connect with others in your community who are involved in farm to cafeteria activities.

Learn from their best practices, share your own tips, and move forward together!

We will be holding a concurrent Buyer Tradeshow and Networking Session for Farmers and Distributors. This will be a great opportunity to make direct connections with farmers from your region and discuss local sourcing with distributors.

Registration closes on January 7th and is filling up quickly as we have a limit of 350 attendees. Register online today to secure your spot. Discounts are available for students.

CLICK HERE to register and for more information!

Massachusetts Farm to School

34 Main Street, Suite 10

Amherst, MA 01002

FOOD JUSTICE NOW!