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Slow Gardens Webinar: Garden to Cafeteria

Have you ever wondered what it takes to get your school garden produce into the lunchroom? This month, we will be discussing the concept of Garden to Cafeteria (GTC), which serves as an incredible educational opportunity for students and can greatly contribute to changing a school food culture. However, successfully implementing a GTC program will require some planning around food safety protocols, proper training, and partnership development.

Slow Food USA will describe our successes working with the county health department and food service to develop a robust GTC program in Denver, and we'll unveil our plans to create a Garden to Cafeteria Toolkit using a Whole Kids Foundation Healthy Kids Innovation Grant.

Come hear guest presenters talk about other exciting models from across the US:

  • Kyla Van Deusen, Program Manager for Captain Planet Foundation's Project Learning Garden
  • Bang Tran, FoodCorps Service Member for Captain Planet Foundation in Atlanta, GA
  • Drew Thomas, School Garden Coordinator for Chicago Public Schools
  • Tristana Pirkl, Grant Programs Manager, Whole Kids Foundation

Join us Thursday, June 23, 2016, at 3 PM ET

From your computer, tablet or smartphone:

You can also dial in using your phone.

United States: +1 (646) 749-3122

Access Code: 793-288-293


This webinar is free and open to the public, so please share widely.  

It will be recorded and archived.

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