Farm to Institution

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Mentorship Applications Now Being Accepted 

Throughout 2016, 2017, and spring 2018, a limited number of Farm to Institution Mentorships will be developed throughout the state to help participants navigate barriers, access existing resources and opportunities, and to accelerate Farm to Institution success.  If selected through the application and interview process, your institution or farm will be matched with a targeted team made up of relevant topic experts and practitioners on-the-ground to provide technical assistance. Learn more: 

Institutions/Buyers - Apply Here

Farmers - Apply Here 


Registration CLOSED - these past events were a great success!

NW Minnesota: Thief River Falls, February 16
Central Minnesota: St. Joseph, March 7
South Central Minnesota: Mankato, March 14
NE Minnesota: Aitkin/Palisade, March 29

Who Should Attend?

  • school nutrition directors
  • public health specialists
  • hospital foodservice directors
  • rural development specialists
  • processors or aggregators 
  • local food advocates
  • child care providers
  • farmers

 Cost: $15, includes lunch


Want to get a head start in learning about local food sourcing? Or can't make our events?
Check our farm to institution resources here.

Questions? Contact:

Grace Brogan