Workshops related to food systems and/or community development.

Location: North Waltham, MA

 

Join former farm staff and CSA expert Stacey Daley to explore the most efficient use of your CSA share. From weekly meal planning to strategic preservation, we’ll prepare a light picnic style supper with farm vegetables as we discover the way for you to get the most out of this season’s bounty! This workshop is a great opportunity to learn the most efficient and delicious ways to preserve and prepare your CSA share, or for backyard gardeners looking for a better way to avoid waste. 

 

More info:

 https://communityfarms.z2systems.com/np/clients/communityfarms/event.jsp?event=13&

 

Register: 

https://communityfarms.z2systems.com/np/clients/communityfarms/eventRegistration.jsp?event=13

 

 

Waltham Fields Community Farm is a 501(c)3 non-profit farm that is dedicated to promoting local agriculture and food access through our farming operations and educational programs, using practices that are socially, ecologically, and economically sustainable. We encourage healthy relationships between people, their food supply, and the land from which it grows. To learn more about our organization, please visit our website.

Event Date 7/13/2017 6:00 pm ET
Event End Date 7/13/2017 8:00 pm ET
Individual Price $25.00

Location: Washington DC

 

Moderator: Claire Uno, MLIS, Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy
Speakers: Alison Hard, MS, Columbia University Teachers College; Jennifer Noll Folliard, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; Tracy Fox MS, RD, Food, Nutrition & Policy Consultants, LLC.; Melissa K. Maulding, MS, RD, Purdue University; Margo Wootan, Center for Science in the Public Interest

 

 

This session includes a 4 hour advocacy pre-conference session in preparation for attendees to visit Capitol Hill in the afternoon to meet legislators based on their home state. The session will also address how nutrition educators who cannot lobby are still able to educate their elected officials about the importance of their work.

 

 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will learn about the importance of advocacy and policy involvement as nutrition educators, and what role we can play in policy discussions.
  2. Participants will gain an understanding of current federal policy issues related to nutrition education, including the upcoming Farm Bill.
  3. Participants will learn about and practice advocacy skills, including conducting a visit with the office of a Member of Congress.

Session  sponsored by the SNEB Advisory Committee on Public Policy.

 

 

More info and register  -> https://www.sneb.org/resources/20-jul/8-00-am-12-00-pm-farragut-lafayette-square-workshop-nutrition-educators-as-advocates-a-day-on-capitol-hill/?back=Resources

Event Date 7/20/2017 8:00 am ET
Event End Date 7/20/2017 12:00 pm ET
Individual Price $90 for SNEB members | $125 nonmembers | $50 students

Location: 3378 Mason Rd, Owosso, MI 48867

Presenters: Pooh Stevenson, Owosso Organics and, Casey LemeiuxThe Flower Garden

Join us for this information packed, hands on workshop on Cut Flowers. Two very successful flower farmers with different approaches will share their strategies and experiences in cut flower production, covering everything from flower selection, infrastructure needs, plant starting and cultivation to harvesting, handling, arranging and marketing to individual, event and wholesale customers. Workshop will include a tour of Owosso Organics flower production. 

Register: http://www.msuorganicfarm.org/ffs-registration.html

Scholarships: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe8Ehij9JGX-r0i0YA3r2sgCKV2EQwV0GMRaeuOQYqIj4bJQw/viewform?c=0&w=1

Event Date 8/2/2017 9:00 am ET
Event End Date 8/2/2017 5:00 pm ET
Individual Price $150 ($40 for 2nd person from same farm). Scholarships available

CFP Grant Training

Los Angeles - August 3, 2017

Led by author and former Executive Director of the Community Food Security Coalition, Andy Fisher, this one day workshop is designed to help community-based groups working in underserved neighborhoods understand how to develop successful grant proposals and projects for the USDA Community Food Projects Grants program (CFP). This event is co-sponsored by New Entry and Community Services Unlimited Inc.

If you are developing or expanding a food-oriented business in the Los Angeles area and are interested in perhaps developing a proposal for this program, please sign up ASAP, as spaces are limited for this FREE workshop (lunch included). Please note that even if you may not apply to this program, the workshop will be useful in general development of a successful funding proposal. 

Location: CSU's Paul Robeson Center, 6569 South Vermont,  LA, CA  90044

Click here to register.

Event Date 8/3/2017
Individual Price Free

Los Angeles: Community Food Projects training and Big Hunger book talks

August 3: Community Food Projects Training Workshop

Co-sponsored by Community Services Unlimited Inc and New Entry Sustainable Farming Project

 

Time10 am- 4 pm

What This one day workshop is designed to help community-based groups working in underserved neighborhoods understand how to develop successful grant proposals and projects for the USDA Community Food Projects Competitive Grants program (CFP).

 
If you are a developing or expanding food oriented business in the Los Angeles area and are interested in perhaps developing a proposal for this grant program, please register ASAP as spaces are limited for this FREE workshop (lunch included). Please note, that even if you may not apply to this program, the workshop will be useful in general development of a successful funding proposal.
 

Location: CSU's Paul Robeson Center, 6569 South Vermont, LA, CA 90044

To register, check out this link

Event Date 8/3/2017 10:00 am ET
Event End Date 8/3/2017 4:00 pm ET
Individual Price Free