2017 SC Farm to Institution Summit


South Carolina Farm to Institution, in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control’s Division of Diabetes, Heart Disease, and School Health, is excited to announce that together they will be hosting the first annual SC Farm to Institution Summit. This year’s theme is Growing Stronger Together

WHERE

Richland Two Institute Of Innovation (R2i2) 

763 Fashion Drive, Columbia, SC 29229

WHEN

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Anupama Joshi, Executive Director and Co-Founder of the National Farm to School Network

The purpose of the summit is to bring together key farm to institution players to further encourage local procurement, reinforce healthy, local food education, and provide the skills to establish a garden, farmers’ market or community supported agriculture (CSA) program on site. The day will begin with an overview of both SC Farm to Institution as well as the Diabetes Prevention Program. They keynote will be Anupama Joshi, the Executive Director and Co-Founder of the National Farm to School Network. There will be two breakout sessions specific to educators, producers, worksites, food distributors, and Diabetes Prevention Program sites. To facilitate growing stronger together, the afternoon session will include the opportunity for regional networking.

COST

Registration is $10 (includes a local breakfast and lunch)

All participants are also encouraged to bring a healthy canned food item for our food drive for South Carolina food banks. See the flyer below for ideas on healthy food donations.

REGISTRATION

Click here to register