Iowa Farm to School Conference

Farm to School logo conference webinarThe goal of the annual Iowa Farm to School Conference is to support and inspire those interested in or already implementing farm to school and farm to early care and education all around the state by covering a variety of topics.

Click the links below to visit the conference pages by year.

2019

Register now!

The Iowa Farm to School Network invites you to attend the 2019 Iowa Farm to School Conference. Interested in or already implementing a farm to school and farm to early care and education program? Join us as we share ideas, resources, and success stories to help grow the F2S movement in Iowa.

Where:
Central College, Pella, Iowa

When:
Friday, June 21 — Full day conference and evening social
Saturday, June 22 — field trips and intensive courses

Submit a workshop proposal

If you’re engaged in farm to school programming, consider submitting a proposal to present a workshop at the conference! Learn about the submission process in this webinar (slides available here).

The deadline to submit an application to present at the conference has been extended to Friday, March 15. Please share the opportunity with school districts, producers and other farm to school rockstars who may be interested! 

Submit your proposal online here.

Click here to download a printable copy from Google Docs.

Can you help us spread the word about the conference among your networks? Here’s a handy outreach toolkit with everything you need!

2018

Thanks to all who sponsored, presented at, and attended the 2018 Iowa Farm to School Conference, Thursday – Saturday, June 28 – 30 at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny. The Iowa Farm to School Network planning committee did a fantastic job and the day was a huge success!

Click here to go to the event archive page, to find workshop slide presentations, photos, and other resources.

The goal of the conference is to support and inspire those interested in or already implementing farm to school and farm to early care and education all around the state by covering a variety of topics.

Agenda

Workshop descriptions

Outreach materials


Thanks to these 2018 conference funders:

Extension 4-H
Iowa Association for the Education of Young Children
Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship
Iowa Department of Public Health
Iowa Valley RC&D
Livewell Clinic of Des Moines

Thanks to these partners for help with planning and outreach:

Eat Greater Des Moines
FarmTable Procurement and Delivery
FoodCorps Iowa
Iowa Choice Harvest
Iowa Department of Education
Iowa Farm to School Network
Iowa Farmers Union
Iowa Healthiest State Initiative
Iowa Regional Food Systems Working Group
Teachers Going Green

 

Return to Iowa Farm to School Network page.