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Our apologies for the delay in posting the recorded audio file of the Farm to School summit #2. We will be getting it transcribed prior to posting. Please check back at a later date.Thank you for your patience!


Agenda for farm to school summit
Agenda for farm to school summit file of the Farm to School summit #2. We will be getting it transcribed prior to posting. Please check back at a later date.


Farm to school program www dnr alaska gov ag ag fts htm

Farm file of the Farm to School summit #2. We will be getting it transcribed prior to posting. Please check back at a later date.to School Programwww.dnr.alaska.gov/ag/ag_FTS.htm

Johanna Herron

Program Coordinator

Department of Natural Resources,

Division of Agriculture


Vote for the logo
Vote for the logo file of the Farm to School summit #2. We will be getting it transcribed prior to posting. Please check back at a later date.


Objectives of summit
Objectives of summit file of the Farm to School summit #2. We will be getting it transcribed prior to posting. Please check back at a later date.


Overview
Overview file of the Farm to School summit #2. We will be getting it transcribed prior to posting. Please check back at a later date.

  • Background

  • Alaska farm to school

  • Strategic plan

  • Current projects

  • Staying informed


Happy 5 th birthday jethro
Happy 5 file of the Farm to School summit #2. We will be getting it transcribed prior to posting. Please check back at a later date.th Birthday, Jethro!!!


My background
My background file of the Farm to School summit #2. We will be getting it transcribed prior to posting. Please check back at a later date.


Basic goals of farm to school programs
Basic goals of farm to school programs file of the Farm to School summit #2. We will be getting it transcribed prior to posting. Please check back at a later date.

Health, economy, and environment


Overview1
Overview file of the Farm to School summit #2. We will be getting it transcribed prior to posting. Please check back at a later date.

  • Background

  • Alaska farm to school

  • Strategic plan

  • Current projects

  • Staying informed


How do we define farm to school in alaska
How do we define farm to school in Alaska? file of the Farm to School summit #2. We will be getting it transcribed prior to posting. Please check back at a later date.

Any activity that connects students, teachers, and the school food service with product grown and harvested in Alaska

  • Increasing Alaska grown food sales to the school meal programs

  • Distribute information for school garden development

  • Alaska Agriculture in the Classroom curriculum/education

  • Farm visits

  • Participation in programs that educate youth about the food system

  • State-wide contests promoting farm to school activities

  • Harvest of the month promotions

  • Resource / marketing development

  • Supporting existing farm / fish to school efforts

  • Facilitating discussion between school food service and food producers


Nutrition facts
Nutrition facts file of the Farm to School summit #2. We will be getting it transcribed prior to posting. Please check back at a later date.


Overview2
Overview file of the Farm to School summit #2. We will be getting it transcribed prior to posting. Please check back at a later date.

  • Background

  • Alaska farm to school

  • Strategic plan

  • Current projects

  • Staying informed


Program purpose
Program purpose file of the Farm to School summit #2. We will be getting it transcribed prior to posting. Please check back at a later date.

A state-wide program that will offer expertise and support to all areas of the state to pursue farm to school activities and interests.


Strategic plan development
Strategic plan development file of the Farm to School summit #2. We will be getting it transcribed prior to posting. Please check back at a later date.


Strategic plan design
Strategic plan design file of the Farm to School summit #2. We will be getting it transcribed prior to posting. Please check back at a later date.


Advisory group
Advisory group file of the Farm to School summit #2. We will be getting it transcribed prior to posting. Please check back at a later date.


Contributors
Contributors file of the Farm to School summit #2. We will be getting it transcribed prior to posting. Please check back at a later date.

  • Franci Havemeister

  • Amy Pettit

  • Bryce Wrigley

  • Jo Dawson

  • Michelle LeBeau

  • Diane Peck

  • Karol Fink

  • Dave Schauer

  • Anupama Joshi

  • Stacey Sobell

  • Victoria Naegele

  • Lorinda Lhotka

  • Kathryn Quanbeck


Big picture of goals
Big picture of goals file of the Farm to School summit #2. We will be getting it transcribed prior to posting. Please check back at a later date.


Goal 1 statewide assessment
Goal #1: Statewide Assessment file of the Farm to School summit #2. We will be getting it transcribed prior to posting. Please check back at a later date.


Goal 2 resource development and sharing
Goal #2: Resource development and sharing file of the Farm to School summit #2. We will be getting it transcribed prior to posting. Please check back at a later date.


Goal 3 strengthen relationships between food producers harvesters and school food services
Goal #3: Strengthen relationships between food producers/harvesters and school food services


Goal 4 networking educating and marketing
Goal #4: Networking, educating, and marketing producers/harvesters and school food services


Back to the basics
Back to the basics producers/harvesters and school food services


Goal 5 enhance program through grants and funding
Goal #5: producers/harvesters and school food servicesEnhance program through grants and funding


Overview3
Overview producers/harvesters and school food services

  • Background

  • Alaska farm to school

  • Strategic plan

  • Current projects

  • Staying informed


School farm tours
School / Farm tours producers/harvesters and school food services

Palmer district


Potato production

Palmer School / Farm Tour producers/harvesters and school food services

Potato production

Carrot production


Highlights of the tour
Highlights of the tour producers/harvesters and school food services


School farm tours1
School / Farm tours producers/harvesters and school food services

Fairbanks district

Anchorage district


Alaska agriculture in the classroom
Alaska Agriculture in the Classroom producers/harvesters and school food services

www.agclassroom.org/ak


Some current projects
Some current projects producers/harvesters and school food services

  • Creating resources to help facilitate foods into the schools safely (school garden and local producers)

  • Garden to cafeteria pilot

  • Increasing communication and knowledge to interested stakeholders


Alaska teacher scholarship program www dnr alaska gov ag
Alaska teacher scholarship program producers/harvesters and school food services www.dnr.alaska.gov/ag

  • Implement agriculture into curriculum

  • Focus on Alaska Grown specialty crops

  • Available for all teachers

  • Award amounts: $300-$500

  • Application open: August 2011

  • Minimum # of students reached = 20


What is a specialty crop
What is a specialty crop? producers/harvesters and school food services

  • YES:

    • Fruits & Vegetables

    • Flowers

    • Mushrooms

    • Sod & Turf

    • Bees & Honey

    • Nursery

  • NO:

    • Livestock

    • Dairy

    • Feed crops

    • Oil crops

    • Aquaculture


  • Alaska producers/harvesters and school food services farm to schoolgrant program www.dnr.alaska.gov/ag/ag_FTS.htm


Overview4
Overview producers/harvesters and school food services

  • Background

  • Alaska farm to school

  • Strategic plan

  • Current projects

  • Staying informed


Stay informed and connected www dnr alaska gov ag ag fts htm
Stay informed and connected producers/harvesters and school food serviceswww.dnr.alaska.gov/ag/ag_FTS.htm

  • Get in the farm to school contact database

  • Get on the Division of Agriculture newsletter list

  • Get listed with one of the many resources available

  • Contribute to surveys that come out


Alaska grown source book http dnr alaska gov ag ffpd2010 ffpd pdf
Alaska grown source book producers/harvesters and school food serviceshttp://dnr.alaska.gov/ag/FFPD2010/FFPD.pdf


Farm to school contact database
Farm to school contact database producers/harvesters and school food services


Farm to school contact database1
Farm to school contact database producers/harvesters and school food services


Questions and input always welcome johanna herron@alaska gov 907 374 3714 thank you
Questions and input always welcome! producers/harvesters and school food [email protected](907) 374-3714Thank you!


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