Upcoming Training & Events 

Bringing the Farm to School Local Producer TrainingsBringing F2S Logo

Calling all farmers & agricultural producers! Are you interested in learning about expanding your business to reach schools? Montana Farm to School is hosting two Bringing the Farm to School: Local Producer Trainings in Fall 2022! Learn from local experts about accessing school markets, growing products for schools, and more.

Training One - September 2022

The first training will be held in three sessions, one session per week in September 2022:

  • Session 1: September 15, 2022 at 1:00pm-3:00pm - Virtual
  • Session 2: September 22, 2022 at 1:00pm-3:00pm - Virtual
  • Session 3: September 30, 2022 at 8:30am-4:00pm - Great Falls (In-person)

The first two sessions will be held virtually and will provide foundations for working with child nutrition programs. The third session will be held in-person in the Great Falls area and include more in-depth business analysis and planning as well as tour of an agricultural business.

Registration to open in July!

Training Two 

Time and location of this training are yet to be determined. Stay tuned!

 

Archived Training & Webinars

USDA hosts farm to school webinar series on a regular basis. Check out the current webinar series or recorded versions online.

 Download the participant packet

Chef Donna's Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Creating and Using a School Garden as an Outdoor Classroom

Funding Farm to School: Grants & Other Creative Funding Sources

Get Kids Hooked on Cooking in the Classroom 

Getting Started with Farm to Early Care and Education

MT Beef to School Stories 

Six #SocialMedia Strategies You Can Use to Promote Your Program NOW

 NFSN hosts farm to school webinars which are archived in their resources database