Good Food Education & Training

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NOW RECRUITING!

 

 

Allegheny Mountain Institute Farm and Food Fellowship 2019-2020

 

Fellowship Dates: May 13, 2019-December 18, 2020

 

AMI's flagship program is an 18-month Farm and Food Fellowship that prepares individuals to become teachers and ambassadors for a more vibrant and accessible local food system. AMI fully sponsors Fellows to spend six months in immersive training on AMI’s Mountain Farm campus (Phase I) and then Fellows apply their training to build healthy communities through a year of service work with AMI and its partner non-profit organizations (Phase II).

 

Applications are due by February 1, 2019. 

 

For more information, visit the NAFSN job listing here.

  

  


 

EVENTS AND NEWS FROM NAFSN'S

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New Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems Major Announced at NC State University

 

NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has a new major program. The new Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems is a cross-departmental program offered through the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences and Horticultural Science.

 

The program, which will admit its first students in fall 2018, is directed by Dr. Michelle Schroeder-Moreno, Professor in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences and Assistant Director of Educational Programs for the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS).

 

The program offers students three concentration areas:

 

1. Agroecology Research and Production

2. Community Food Systems

3. Urban Horticulture

 

 

For more information, please visit go.ncsu.edu/agroecology  

 


 

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Photo by Chelsey Simpson, National Farm To School Network

 

 

NAFSN is a professional development association for individuals and organizations working at the forefront of food systems programming—on initiatives, programs, and research from beginning farmers and sustainable agriculture to food hubs, farm-to-school, food security, and healthy eating. NAFSN provides affordable training opportunities, resources, tools, and networking opportunities for its members.

 

 

Learn more about our programs and services and download a copy of the NAFSN White Paper to get more background on NAFSN's development.

 

 


 

NAFSN MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

 

 

•  Participation in NAFSN’s Good Food Talk webinars;

 

•  Special invitations to training opportunities and to NAFSN Meet & Greets at conferences;

 

•  Networking on the NAFSN Social HubSite;

 

•  Discounts on select conferences and workshops offered by partnering organizations;

 

•  Access to member-only professional development tools and resources on this website; and

 

•  Participation in the development of programs such as the NAFSN certification program.

 

 


 

INTERESTED IN JOINING?

 

 

Memberships range from US$60 to US$90, depending on your professional occupation. We also have a lifetime membership option. Learn more here.

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