Farm-to-School Conference Recordings
San Diego Farm to Institution Center
The Farm to Institution Center (F2I Center, https://f2icenter.org/) is a division of Community Health Improvement Partners (CHIP). Established in 1995, CHIP has been a leader in innovative, collaborative solutions to address critical community health issues in the San Diego region. CHIP brings together diverse partners to assess community health needs, educate, and advocate to create policy, systems and environmental change which reduce health disparities. CHIP provides backbone support to plan, coordinate, and support collaborative initiatives to solve our most complex health problems.
The mission of the Farm to Institution Center is to promote healthy local communities and build a vibrant agricultural scene through facilitation, collaboration, and education. Within this work, the F2I Center: 1) increases access to and consumption of healthy foods in collaboration with school districts, hospitals, and institutional partners. 2) instills a passion for local healthy food through education, advocacy, and community engagement; 3) supports farmers in the creation of a vibrant, diverse, and growing local agricultural scene.
Keynote Session 1: Antoinette (Toni) Kraft, Senior Program Manager for Farm to Institution Center (CHIP)
Keynote Session 2: Dane Peterson, Program Coordinator for Farm to Institution Center (CHIP)
Keynote Session 3: Natalie Lareau, Program Assistant for Farm to Institution Center (CHIP)
Agriculture & Nutrition Education Curriculum
CalFresh Healthy Living, UCCE Imperial County: Agriculture & Nutrition Education Curriculum
CalFresh Healthy Living, UC Program led this session to introduce four research evidence-based agriculture and nutrition curriculum to support Farm-to-School activities in garden, classroom, field trips, and cafeterias. Farm Smart Program manager Stacey and volunteer lead Stephanie deliver FTS curriculum and field trips opportunities to schools. Christopher Wong is the program supervisor and his team members are Martha and Rigo. Together the team is going to expand their reach to schools and community sites, offering more onsite education, and are ready to collaborate with you and support your Farm to School grant and activities.
Contact Chris Wong at email@example.com
*Link to video coming soon*
Food Safety: From Farm to Fork
Food Safety, From Farm to Fork: Thais Ramos
Contact Thais Ramos at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website: https://ucsmallfarmfoodsafety.ucdavis.edu
Planting the Seed:
Farm-to-School Roadmap for Success
Nick Anicich, CDFA Farm to School Program Manager
Local Farm-to-School Success Stories
Calexico High School Eco Garden Club: Keren Lee-Araiza
Keren Lee Araiza, a recent graduate of Calexico High School, shares the success of the Eco Garden Club.
Michelle Taylor, Brawley Union High School Agriculture Instructor
Michelle Taylor, a teacher with Brawley Union High School, shares her school garden.