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Join us for the 2022 Virtual Oregon Farm to School & School Garden Conference 

~Nourishing Oregon’s Farm to School movement through connection and inspiration~


SAVE THE DATE

The Oregon Farm to School & School Garden Conference is going Virtual from February 14th -26th

Learn more about dates and times on the "Upcoming Program" page.


While the desire to gather together like we normally would is strong, faced with the continued pandemic and unprecedented supply chain issues and labor shortages, we have decided to offer a virtual conference that we hope allows you to participate without interrupting your work schedule or causing extra stress. 

We know there have been a lot of on-line learning opportunities throughout the pandemic, but we are striving to bring you a Conference that provides the chance to connect with farm to school stakeholders across Oregon, and to share promising practices and real-life examples of programs that are meeting current challenges with creativity and innovation. 

Mark your calendars and prepare to join us and be nourished by meaningful connection to Oregon’s farm to school community!

*Closed captioning will be available, interpretation available upon request

Call for proposals!

We hope you will consider sharing your knowledge and skills with peers across the state. In 2022, we’d like to focus on building connections and sharing specific programs that are succeeding in Oregon. It has been, and continues to be, a difficult time for farm to school stakeholders. Child nutrition professionals, educators, and producers have each faced so many challenges since our last Conference in Feb. 2020. We want to make the 2022 Conference an opportunity to focus on nourishing and supporting each other by offering workshops that provide tools and resources, ground-tested strategies, inspiration, and self-care in tough times. 

The purpose of the Conference is to support members of Oregon’s farm to school and school garden community in their work to provide farm and garden-based education and incorporate healthy, local food into school meals for students grades PreK-12.

Our audience is food service directors and staff, farmers/producers, distributors, enrichment instructors, OSU Extension staff and volunteers, classroom teachers, school administrators, government agency staff, non-profit staff, and parents and community volunteers and others working to support Oregon’s farm to school and school garden programs.

The Conference is held every two years. The next Conference will be held virtually over multiple sessions from February 14-25th 2022, with more details coming soon!