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Farm to Cafeteria


Provide farmers and dining services directors with tools and training to increase farm to cafeteria sales in the region.


  • School Districts serving Northwestern Minnesota
  • Farmers serving schools and cafeterias
  • North Country - Polk - Norman - Mahnomen SHIP
  • PartnerSHIP 4 Health 
  • University of Minnesota Extension


  • Local Foods College session focusing on Farm to School, March 2012
  • Growing our Future screening, March 2012
  • On-Farm Food Safety Training, April 2012
  • In-Service training for School Dining Services staff, August 2012
  • Pilot project for 5 weeks in fall 2012, Aug-Sept, 2012
  • Wholesale Success training for farmers, Jan 2013
  • Farm to Cafeteria Workshop, Feb 2013

F2C Mahnomen Workshop Videos

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