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Foodology for Schools

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Foodology for Schools

July 23–24, 2013;
8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.

$50 per team (meals included).

This 2-day summit is designed for educators, district leaders, school food service professionals, school gardeners, parents and other stakeholders interested in working together to ensure healthier, fresher, more locally grown fruits and vegetables make their way into school gardens, cafeterias, classrooms and family kitchens. The summit will include case studies from diverse districts, a film screening, field trips to local gardens, and planning time.

To encourage collaboration within and among schools, participants are encouraged to register as a team from either the same school and/or district. A registration fee of $50 covers a school/district team of between two to five people for both days of the summit. Meals included. Only one (1) lead registrant per team is required to register. Register early as there is limited capacity.

Learn more and register online

Download the summit schedule (PDF)

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