Farm to School Sales - What's Involved? Webinar, March 7, 2013

University of Illinois Extension - Westchester, Illinois

"Schools are becoming an important market for farms of all sizes", said Julia Govis, University of Illinois Farm to School Program Coordinator. This webinar will focus on how schools purchase produce, rules they need to follow and ideas on how to break into this rapidly growing market for local food.

Farm to School Sales - What's Involved webinar is part of a Small Farm Webinar series and offered on Thursday March 7 from 1 to 2 pm. You can listen in from home, but University of Illinois Extension is also offering the opportunity to join others at our Boone County Extension office at 205 Cadillac Court, Unit 5, Belvidere, IL 61008 There is no fee, but pre-registration is required to ensure adequate space and handouts. In addition, sessions may be cancelled for insufficient registration and you may be asked to consider an alternate location.

To register contact us at 815.544.3710 or go online at

The Small Farm Webinar Series is a 12 week educational series for the small farm community and provides practical knowledge on emerging topics which advance local food production in Illinois. This series of events is aimed at providing small farm producers with a look at how leading practices in production, management, and marketing enable operations to improve profitability and sustainability.

For information on this Webinar Series program, please contact Ellen Phillips, University of Illinois Extension Educator Local Food Systems and Small Farms at 815-732-2191 or

If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact the Unit Office at least two weeks prior to the event.

Date: Mar 7, 2013
Start Time:1:00 PM
End Time:2:00 PM
Organized by:University of Illinois Extension
Address: 205 Cadillac Court, Unit 5
Belvidere, IL 61008
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