By Kaitlin Haskins, Communications Manager (outgoing)

Posted January 28, 2016

Events

Food Service Toolkit Release Webinar on Feb. 9th

Setting the Table for Success: Increasing Local Food Purchasing by Institutions

You're invited to a webinar on Tuesday, Feb. 9th at 1 pm for an orientation to our new food service toolkit

How can we get more local and regional food into schools, colleges and hospitals? The process often involves many different parties and steps to navigate. This webinar will provide an orientation to “Setting the Table for Success: Increasing Local Food Purchasing by Institutional Food Service Management,” a brand new toolkit designed to help you understand the process of working with food service management companies to maximize opportunities to incorporate local and regional food into your menus. The toolkit is also applicable to self-operated facilities for use in setting internal goals and contracting with group purchasing organizations or directly with suppliers.

You'll leave the webinar with equipped with tools to navigate the logistics of institutional purchasing and utilize the food service contract process to increase local purchasing. This webinar is hosted by Farm to Institution New England’s food service project team. 

Date: Tuesday, February 9th from 1 to 2 pm EST
Target Audience: food service folks, institution staff, food system advocates, consultants, technical assistance providers and other local food supporters 

Learn more about the webinar and register > > 

Download the slide deck > > 


OUTREACH

Spread the word to your network! Here is some sample language for you to post via your social media outlets.

Facebook: Want to get more local food into schools, colleges and hospitals? Join us on Tuesday, Feb. 9th from 1 to 2 pm EST for a webinar designed specifically for food service folks, institution staff, food system advocates, consultants, technical assistance providers and other local food supporters. You'll leave the webinar with equipped with tools to navigate the logistics of institutional purchasing and utilize the food service contract process to increase local purchasing. Register now — it's free! http://bit.ly/1RBVUe9

Twitter: Want to get more #localfood into schools, colleges + hospitals? Register for a @Farm2Inst webinar on Feb 9th at 1 pm http://bit.ly/1RBVUe9


PREVIEW

The toolkit is chock full of useful information in an easy to navigate online platform. Here's a sneak peek of the table of contents to get you interested! Check out the full toolkit > >