Farm to Cafeteria: Redesigning the Systems that feed us – One tray at a time

Farm to Cafeteria: Redesigning the Systems that feed us – One tray at a time
February 9, 2012 No Comments Richmond Food Security
March 9, 2012 – March 10, 2012 all-day
Red Barn Terra Nova and Richmond City Hall
Farm to School

Online Registration

Provincial Conference March 10, 2012
Richmond City Hall

This is going to the first provincial gathering of Farm to Cafeteria enthusiasts in all of Canada. This conference will bring together people from across the province who are creating programs and influencing policy to bring the healthiest quality foods possible into our schools, universities and hospitals – fresh, local, safe, nutritious, and culturally appropriate foods grown in sustainable ways on nearby farms.

Conference Themes:

  • F2C In Rural Remote and Aboriginal Communities
  • Keeping the Farm in Farm to Cafeteria
  • Occupy Cafeterias
  • Local Foods in Institutions: Debunking Myths
  • Eyes in the Books, Hands on the Hoe and Kale on The Plate
  • Food Distribution Models That Work

Preconference Events March 9, 2012

Terra Nova farm – Pre Conference events
Tours: Farm to School, Farm to Hospital and Farm to Campus.

“From Pharm to Farm: What if everyone were to believe food is medicine?”

See preliminary Conference Brochure

Registration Fee
By Feb 1st $100.00
After Feb 1st $125.00

Volunteer opportunities available – contact
Register early as seating is limited

Registration Deadline Feb 24, 2012

Recommended Hotel: Executive Airport Inn

PHABC has set aside 20 rooms at the Executive Airport Inn for this conference. Conference rate $99.00/night + taxes. Book before February 9th to receive the special rate.
Special rate code: Farm to School Conference

Who should be there?
Farmers, Gardeners, Food Procurement Officers, School Meal Coordinators, Chefs, Food Service Supervisors, Teachers, Community Nutritionists/dietitians, Environmental Health Officers Principals, School Board Trustees, City Councilors, City Planners, Food Policy Council Members, Neighbourhood Food Network Members, Parents, Students, Patients, Elders and anyone interested inclosing the distance between the farm and the tray.

For more information contact

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

%d bloggers like this: