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The New England Farm & Sea to Campus Network is a community of higher education and food systems stakeholders who connect, share, and collaborate to develop transparent regional supply chains and educate campus communities about regional food systems. Dozens of volunteers helped bring the Farm & Sea to Campus Network to life with the support of Farm to Institution New England and its funders.

Please join the effort to grow this network, share information, collaborate, and identify and implement solutions through participating in one of our working groups, applying to be a part of our steering committee, connecting with us on Facebook, and/or sharing your questions and ideas with us by email ([email protected]). Check out FINE's events page for notices on webinars, meetings, and network gatherings.

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Who We Are

The New England Farm & Sea to Campus Network consists of campus dining and sustainability staff, food system workers (food service staff, farmworkers, processing staff, and others), campus administrators, food business personnel, elected officials, government workers, non-profit staff, faculty, students, farmers, and fishermen and women, .

Our members represent institutions, student groups, governing bodies, non-profit organizations, funders, farms, fishing vessels, food processors, distributors, other food companies. 

Leadership

The New England Farm & Sea to Campus Network is led by a steering committee that represents our network members.  

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Get Involved

SIGN UP TO RECEIVE UPDATES

Want to stay in the loop on the latest farm to campus news and events? There are two email newsletters we encourage you to join:

1. The Farm & Sea to Campus Network's newsletter (see archive):

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2. The FINE Print (FINE's main newsletter):

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join a Working Group

If you would like to deepen your involvement in the network or with a specific project, please join a working group - or volunteer to start a new one!

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join our facebook group

The New England Farm & Sea to Campus Network has a Facebook group where you can connect and share information across the network.

JOIN THE FACEBOOK GROUP

join A listserv

Dining program directors, chefs, other food service operators and staff, and sustainability staff are invited to join FINE's Campus Dining Operators Listserv.

REQUEST TO JOIN THE LISTSERV

STAY IN TOUCH

To get in touch, contact us at [email protected].

Initiatives

Maine Food for the UMaine System

Maine Food for the UMaine System is a coalition made up of organizations and individuals who are working to build a stronger and more sustainable, fair and resilient food system in Maine.

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Resources

We've developed some handy resources that will help you buy and serve more local food at your college, university or private school.

Case Studies >

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Guides & Reports >

Staff

TANIA TARANOVSKI

Director of Programs, FINE

[email protected]

Tania Taranovski is the Director of Programs at Farm to Institution New England. She leads FINE’s farm and sea to campus and foodservice programs, in addition to playing a senior role in operations, strategy, and management. Tania came to FINE with extensive experience in nonprofit program leadership, environmental conservation, and food system strategies. Previously, Tania worked as a strategic advisor for the International Pole & Line Foundation. She also worked at the New England Aquarium as the Director of Programs and Operations for the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life, and as the Sustainable Seafood Programs Director. A transplant from Washington State, she moved to New England to pursue her bachelor of science degree in biology and environmental studies from Tufts University. She and her family live in Weymouth, Massachusetts, where she volunteers for community organizations, tends her backyard garden, and spends as much time as possible on, in, or near the water.