Mississippi Farm to Cafeteria

Thank you for your interest in the 2020 Farm to Cafeteria Conference! The annual Mississippi Farm to Cafeteria Conference brings farm to school practitioners and future practitioners together from across the state and region to share, learn, and help grow the farm to school movement. Food service directors, farmers, school administration, teachers, students and community advocates are encouraged to attend.

We are very excited for this year’s conference on February 11th at the Jackson State University E-Center in Jackson, MS.

Date: February 11, 2020
Time: Registration opens at 8:00 AM, Conference from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: The JSU E-Center is located at 1230 Raymond Rd, Jackson, MS 39204

This year’s conference features the esteemed Wande Okunoren-Meadows as the keynote speaker. Wande is a national and regional leader in Farm to Early Care Education, and serves as the Early Childhood Program Administrator at Little Ones Learning Center in Forest Park, Ga.

Conference attendees will hear from and work with Wande throughout the day, as well as participate in multiple interactive and engaging sessions and workshops specially designed for teachers, child nutrition professionals, farmers, and youth. Your registration will also include a delicious lunch and snacks featuring local foods.

Registration and Scholarship Information

  • One (1) Adult Registration - $30.00
  • One (1) Youth Registration - $30.00

You can also register the morning of the Conference for $40.00 per person.

When purchasing your ticket(s), you will have to opportunity to make a scholarship donation to help a farmer, teacher or student also attend the conference.

Need a scholarship? We have a limited amount available! Contact Marbury at emjacobs09@gmail.com for more information and if you have any questions.

Prefer to send in a check? You can mail a paper check to us written out to Earth Island Institute.

Here's how:
Earth Island Institute
Attn: Mississippi Farm to School Network
2150 Allston Way, Suite 460
Berkeley, California 94704-1375 USA

Register below to be a part of it all - we look forward to seeing you on February 11th!

Farm to Cafeteria Agenda

Farm to Cafeteria Workshops



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