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Farm to Institution New England along with Health Care Without Harm, the National Farm to School Network Northeast Regional Steering Committee, USDA Farm to School, and the New England Farm & Sea to Campus Network are pleased to announce the second biennial New England Farm to Institution Summit, taking place on April 6th and 7th at the DoubleTree Hotel in Leominster, Massachusetts. Pre-conference activities such as tours and workshops will take place on April 5th. We expect 500-600 attendees and invite you to be a part of this growing network.
The 2017 New England Farm to Institution Summit will gather farmers, food service operators, advocates, administrators, elected officials and others dedicated to cultivating the power of New England institutions to develop an equitable and resilient food system. The F2ISummit is designed to inspire change and energize participants through sharing best practices and innovative strategies; enhance network capacity through skill building; and strengthen our collective impact by engaging leaders and policymakers in shared problem-solving.
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REQUEST FOR SESSION PROPOSALS
The Summit Steering Committee invites you to submit your proposals for the 2017 New England Farm to Institution Summit. Do you have a great idea for a workshop, roundtable, panel, field trip, demo, training, tour or meeting? Submit your idea in response to our request for proposals.
The deadline is Monday, Nov. 28th. We look forward to reading your proposals!
We welcome your interest in sponsoring the 2017 New England Farm to Institution Summit. Food system stakeholders across our region are recognizing that the food institutions serve matters. It makes an impact on the 3.8 million people who eat in our school, college and hospital cafeterias, the local economy, and our natural resources.
Your sponsorship directly supports the ability of New England farm to institution network leaders to gather at the F2ISummit and build a strong regional food system of viable farm and food businesses, engaged institutions, and well-nourished communities.