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01/30/2024 - The Butternut Squash Story 🍲 Webinar Feb 15

01/11/2024 - Networking for Change Jan 18 [Webinar] 🛎️ F2S Institutes & More

01/01/2024 - ❄️ In This New Year ❄️

12/14/2023 - New webinar ❄️ F2iSummit Reflections & More

12/05/2023 - Impactful Moments from the past year

11/21/2023 - Review of the F2iSummit 🎊 & a New Webinar Series

11/16/2023 - Millions in funding 🎉 support New England food systems

10/17/2023 - Last chance to register! 🌎 Dining for a Cooler Planet Webinar

09/25/2023 - PFAS in your foodware? We need to talk...

09/19/2023 - Three FINE Fall Webinars 👩🏽‍💻 starting today!

08/28/2023 - Webinar: Getting Chemicals 🧪 Out of Institutional Foodware

08/09/2023 - Purchasing standards 🥐 Proposed Legislation & More

08/01/2023 - Welcome New Council Members & Strategic Planning Partner

07/21/2023 - NE Farms & Food Businesses Impacted by 🌊 Massive Flooding

06/29/2023 - Food Convo 🐝 Grounded in RI: #F2iSummit Keynote

06/07/2023 - NEFNE Report 🥦 #F2iSummit Keynote Recording & More

05/23/2023 - #F2iSummit Photos 📷 Funding for BIPOC food biz & More

05/11/2023 - A Huge #F2iSummit TY 🥕 Field Falafel at Hospitals & More

04/26/2023 - The State of Prison Food in New England - new report released

04/13/2023 - Health Care F2iSummit Spotlight 🎟️ Amazing Virtual Raffle

04/05/2023 - Farm to Early Childcare Assessment 🫐 F2iSummit Updates & More

03/23/2023 - Red Tomato & Leadership Succession: Opening Keynote Spotlight 🔦

03/15/2023 - Summit Spotlight: Carceral Sector 🔦; CACFP Week

03/09/2023 - F2iSummit Keynote Speaker Spotlight 🔦 Pay-What-You-Can Farm Stands

02/22/2023 - F2iSummit 🎉 Maine Produce Processing 🥦 & More

02/16/2023 - F2iSummit Registration is Open! 🎉

01/27/2023 - Graphic Design 🐝 Surveys, Policy & More

01/12/2023 - A Market for Monkfish 🐟?

12/15/2022 - Dairy Survey 🐄 Prison Gardens & More

12/13/2022 - FINE - a Year of Cumulative, Iterative Change 🥕

11/15/2022 - Deadline extended for #F2iSummit Call for Proposals

11/09/2022 - Regional Food Business Centers 🥕 New Agroecology Center & More

11/03/2022 - $ Millions to support F2I in the Northeast - including FINE & Partners

10/18/2022 - Institutional Market Growth 🌱 Help Shape the #F2iSummit (+new brainstorm sessions)

09/30/2022 - #F2iSummit 🕫 Call for Proposals Now Open!

09/22/2022 - USDA Regional Food Business Centers 🌱 Teaching Kitchen 🍎 & More

09/06/2022 - BUGS Conference 🌱Food Policy Councils CoP 🍲 Farm to Corrections

09/01/2022 - #F2iSummit 2023 🥕 SAVE THESE DATES!

07/27/2022 - $1.3M Awarded to New England Farm to School 🍎Grant Programs

07/18/2022 - FINE Welcomes New Members to the Network Advisory Council!

07/01/2022 - Seeking Research on VT Everyone Eats 🍏 Institution-Supported Ag

06/15/2022 - MA Seafood 🐟 AmBASSador; NOFA Conference; Racial Equity in F2S

06/03/2022 - Maine Prison Garden Film 🎬 RFPs for NESAWG & BUGS Conferences

05/27/2022 - Special Q&A Webinar - June 2, 2022

05/18/2022 - Black Food Justice in Buffalo

05/05/2022 - $1M in Funding: New England Food Vision Prize 2022

04/27/2022 - New England Kelp Week, Gatherings, & More

04/13/2022 - Mass Farm & Sea to School Conference 🌱 + More

03/31/2022 - News from New Haven 📰 USDA & More

03/17/2022 - FINE NAC Member in the News 🥕 Network Stewards & More

03/03/2022 - Seafood & Farmland Events 🐟🌱

02/22/2022 - Join the FINE Network Advisory Council! 🥕

02/17/2022 - Data Center Deadlines 📈 Youth-Driven Programs & More

02/03/2022 - Why you need the National Ag Library 📗 in your Food Systems work

01/20/2022 - Saving Northeast Dairies 🐄 Worker Values Webinar

01/06/2022 - Incorporating Worker Values 💪 New Data Center 📈 & More

12/08/2021 - $9.9M to Support New England's Local & Regional Food 🍽️

11/29/2021 - How has FINE had an impact?

11/16/2021 - Do you purchase dairy for a New England institution? 🐄

11/10/2021 - F2S Funding: MA Action Item 🍏 CT Success Story

10/29/2021 - 4 ways to get involved in the new 📈 F2i Campus Data Center

10/27/2021 - Food Pantry at Bunker Hill Comm College 🥕 & so much news!

10/07/2021 - Help Wanted: Long lunch lines & stressed staff

09/29/2021 - Prison labor in food supply chains; packaging waste 🥡 & more

09/16/2021 - FINE Fall Webinars 👩‍💻 & other F2I news

09/02/2021 - Land Grant Uni's & Indigenous Nations 🏛️ | Local Chowder Webinar

08/18/2021 - Local Chowder Webinar 🐟 Labor Actions Among Dining Workers ✊🏽 and More

07/27/2021 - Advancing racial equity at USDA 👉🏿 your input needed

07/15/2021 - Introducing new Network Advisory Council Members  🌟

06/23/2021 - Welcome, FINE Summer Associates! 🌟

06/08/2021 - NESAWG conference RFP 🌿 FSNE Leadership Institute & more

05/27/2021 - More Technical Assistance for your USDA LAMP Grant

05/13/2021 - Big $ in USDA grants & how FINE can support 💡

05/11/2021 - Braiding Seeds Fellowship, Strengthening School Meals & More

04/28/2021 - Join the FINE NAC! 🌟

04/13/2021 - Final day of the #F2iSummit  🔊 closing with a crescendo

04/06/2021 - What's in store for Day 2 of the #F2iSummit? 👉 So much!

03/31/2021 - #F2iSummit starts Thursday! 🌱

03/26/2021 - Spotlight on Farm to Campus 🎓 @#F2iSummit + much more

03/18/2021 - Spotlight on Farm to School 🍎 @#F2iSummit + much more

03/10/2021 - Spotlight on Healthcare 🩺 at #F2iSummit; BIPOC Land Stewardship; Tackling Climate Change

03/03/2021 - Spotlight on Corrections, Farm to School Updates, Funding Opportunities

02/24/2021 - Liz O'Gilvie to Keynote #F2iSummit ✨ Healthcare Adaptation & Local Food, The Hidden Truth about Eating Behind Bars

02/16/2021 - New Food Map & Directory, Funding, and Upcoming Webinars

02/09/2021 - #F2iSummit 🥕 Registration is Open!

01/29/2021 - Summits, Gatherings & Convergences (Virtually)

01/18/2021 - Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

01/13/2021 - It's a New Year

12/22/2020 - Sea Summit 🐟 Season Salutation ❄️ & More

12/08/2020 - Prison food inequities, a virtual Sea Summit, and more

12/02/2020 - "I Count on FINE" 🎥 voices from the network

11/23/2020 - #F2iSummit proposal deadline - extended to Dec 1

11/17/2020 - Our network has spoken! (And eek - only a week to submit your summit proposal!)

10/27/2020 - Less than 1 month to submit your proposal!

10/16/2020 - New work in Campus & Corrections Sectors

10/01/2020 - New research on food access on campus

09/23/2020 - Now accepting proposals! 2021 Northeast Farm to Institution Summit

09/14/2020 - COVID-19 Open Forum *this Thurs* | USDA Resource Hub

09/03/2020 - COVID Forum | Tips from NOFA Panelists | Grants & More!

08/26/2020 - COVID-19 Support | Campus Dining | Back to School Strategies

08/13/2020 - Feeding Incarcerated People | Childhood Hunger | New Funding Opportunities

08/07/2020 - School Planning | Food Policies & Grants | Summit Survey

07/29/2020 - BIPOC Farmers Support | FINYS Webinar | NOFA

07/15/2020 - Surveys, Startups & #NHEatsLocal

06/30/2020 - College Dining Survey | BUD Youth Program | F2S Policy

06/18/2020 - RI Food to Institution Webinar & More

06/04/2020 - K-12 trends; Farm to Corrections Forum; New research funding

06/03/2020 - A time to act for justice

05/20/2020 - New FINE Database Houses Farm-to-Institution Resources

05/08/2020 - Recruiting: Farm & Sea to Campus committee members

05/01/2020 - Food Access Maps, Stories, and More

04/03/2020 - Strategic Planning in a Crisis

03/31/2020 - Today at 2pm EST: Open Forum | + many COVID-19 updates

03/26/2020 - New Open Forum Scheduled 3/31: COVID-19 and the institutional food system

03/23/2020 - Survey & Forum: COVID-19 and the institutional food system

03/20/2020 - Matching Needs & Surplus in the Institutional Food System

03/19/2020 - COVID-19 & institutional food in New England

03/10/2020 - [Webinar] 2020 Food Vision Prize | Reflecting on the Campus Farmer Summit | Collaborative Research

02/26/2020 - Be a part of the FINE Network Advisory Council - now accepting applications!

02/19/2020 - Last chance for our survey | New corrections advisory group formed

02/07/2020 - Too many great happenings for a single subject line!

01/21/2020 - Unrolling Straw | Tune in for social change | Stakeholder Survey

01/09/2020 - Your input needed (& maybe win $75) & "Radicalize the Hive" Webinar

01/06/2020 - Last chance for scholarships! 2020 Campus Farmer Summit

12/23/2019 - A Happy & FINE New Year

12/11/2019 - Registration OPEN for 2020 Campus Farmer Summit!

12/06/2019 - Support FINE and keep the connections going!

12/02/2019 - This week! Locally Sourced Meat Webinar - Dec 5

11/18/2019 - Last chance to register for grains webinar! +F2S Census

11/01/2019 - Webinars, Forums, and Prizes? Oh my!

10/23/2019 - Catch these 3 webinars! Improve traceability; Source grains; Source meats

10/17/2019 - Help shape the 2020 Campus Farmer Summit

09/11/2019 - Can we make a big conference more sustainable?

09/06/2019 - Help shape the 2020 Campus Farmer Summit

08/19/2019 - New Policy Research: How Food Laws Impact Buying Local

06/12/2019 - Last Chance: Campus Dining Webinar TODAY at 2 pm!

06/03/2019 - FINE Webinar: Campus Dining 201 (June 12 @ 2 PM)

05/08/2019 - Summit Success Stories + FINE Communications Manager Opening

04/25/2019 - Announcing the Release of FINE's Campus Dining Report!

04/17/2019 - Shop at Whole Foods on 4/18 to Benefit FINE!

04/10/2019 - [Webinar] 4/11 @ 10 AM: 2019 New England Food Vision Prize Launch Webinar

03/22/2019 - #F2iSummit: Plenary Lineup Announced! Register by 3/29

03/18/2019 - Take a Sneak Peek of FINE's 2018 New England Campus Dining Survey Results!

03/01/2019 - #F2iSummit: Wholesaling & Fundraising Short Courses (plus, early bird rates end today!)

02/27/2019 - #F2iSummit: Full Program is Live / Early Bird Rates End 3/1

02/25/2019 - Last Chance to Register for 2/26 Campus Farm Webinar!

02/14/2019 - #F2iSummit: Featuring 40 Breakouts & 5 Field Trips

01/22/2019 - #F2iSummit registration is now open! Are you coming?

01/19/2019 - Spotlight on Sustainability at the 2019 #F2iSummit

12/21/2018 - New Releases: Tracking Local Food Report & Farm to Institution Infographic

12/14/2018 - Announcing FINE's 2018 Annual Report!

11/27/2018 - Celebrate #GivingTuesday with FINE!

11/21/2018 - Last Chance to Submit a #F2iSummit Proposal /// 9 Job Opportunities

11/15/2018 - Extended Deadline: #F2iSummit Session Proposals Due by 11/23

10/31/2018 - Your Voice Counts // Your Vote Counts!

10/12/2018 - FINE Featured in New Book + Webinar on Local Food Tracking

10/02/2018 - Now Seeking Session Proposals for the 2019 New England Farm to Institution Summit!

09/28/2018 - The 2019 #F2iSummit Website is Now Live (plus, sponsorship opportunities!)

09/11/2018 - FINE Releases a Dairy Education Resource Hub

08/24/2018 - FINE Welcomes Tania Taranovski as Director of Programs

08/14/2018 - New England Campus Farm Gathering on Aug. 16th! 

06/27/2018 - Introducing Four New FINE Team Members!

06/22/2018 - New England Stands Out in UCS 50-State Food System Scorecard

05/30/2018 - Webinar: Engaging Students in Local Food (5/31 @ 2 pm)

05/16/2018 - Farm to Campus News: 5/31 Forum + Campus Farms Group

05/14/2018 - 2019 New England Farm to Institution Summit: April 2-4 @ UMass Amherst

05/01/2018 - FINE is Hiring a Director of Programs!

04/24/2018 - Announcing the HPKF New England Food Vision Prize

04/05/2018 - 4/9 Forum on Menuing with Local Food + 4/13 Deadline for Job Applications

03/29/2018 - You're Invited: 4/9 Campus Forum on Menuing with Local Food + Campus Dining Listserv

03/22/2018 - FINE Food Hub Network Report & Three Job Opportunities 🍅

03/01/2018 - Join us in Wishing Nessa Richman a Fond Farewell

02/22/2018 - FINE Metrics: Making an Impact on State Policy

02/02/2018 - Last Chance: Register Now for our New England Campus Farmer Summit on Feb. 10th!

01/26/2018 - Registration for our 2018 New England Campus Farmer Summit ends on Feb. 2nd!

01/24/2018 - New FINE White Papers Explore Local Food Processing in New England

01/12/2018 - Finance your healthy food project with these grants and loans

01/05/2018 - You're invited to our 2018 New England Campus Farmer Summit on Feb. 10th! 

12/22/2017 - Announcing FINE's 2017 Annual Report!

12/19/2017 - FINE's full six-part Measuring Up blog series is now available! 📈

12/05/2017 - [Measuring Up] Data-Driven Tips for Achieving Farm to Institution Success

12/04/2017 - Campus Network Launches a Mentorship Program (+ New Logo!)

11/27/2017 - USDA Survey Shows Local Food Trends Across US

11/14/2017 - [Measuring Up] Producer Perspectives on Institutional Markets

11/13/2017 - 11/15 Webinar: How to Use Velocity Reports to Buy More Local Food

11/07/2017 - USDA Farm to School Grants, Finance Webinars & LFPP Awards

10/31/2017 - 11/15 Webinar: How to Use Velocity Reports to Buy More Local Food

10/30/2017 - [Measuring Up] Access & Barriers to Local Food Procurement

10/11/2017 - Launch of Campus FoodShift Points to More Local Food on College Menus

10/02/2017 - [Measuring Up] When, How, and Why to Define "Local Food"

09/28/2017 - Introducing the Farm & Sea to Campus Network Steering Committee!

09/18/2017 - [Measuring Up] An Intro to the New England Farm to Institution Metrics Blog Series

09/05/2017 - New Six-Part Blog Series: Measuring Up 📶 ⬆

08/29/2017 - Funding for Your Local Food Programs

07/20/2017 - [Free Webinar] Producer Perspectives on Selling to Institutions  🐮 

07/17/2017 - Introducing FINE's summer interns! Plus, 8 new advisors.

07/06/2017 - Introducing our 2017-18 Network Advisory Council!

06/30/2017 - We need your feedback! Help us serve you better. 🍅

06/06/2017 - Producer Perspectives: The New England Farm-to-Institution Market

05/10/2017 - Wish Farewell to Riley + Take FINE's Stakeholder Survey

04/27/2017 - #F2ISummit Report + Campus Dining Webinar (TODAY at 1 pm)

04/21/2017 - 4/27 Campus Dining Webinar + Leadership Opportunity

03/24/2017 - Sea to Institution + #F2ISummit Registration

03/20/2017 - Racial Equity in the Food System

03/16/2017 - Campus Dining 101: A Benchmark Study of Farm to College in New England

03/09/2017 - #F2ISummit: Early Bird Rates End on 3/10 | Short Courses & Field Trips

03/03/2017 - #F2ISummit: Early Bird Deadline Extended to 3/10

03/02/2017 - Opportunities with the Farm & Sea to Campus Network

03/01/2017 - #F2ISummit: Food Policy Plenary + Early Bird Deadline (3/3)

02/24/2017 - The #F2ISummit's New Look + Early Bird Deadline (3/3)

02/17/2017 - #F2ISummit Sponsors, Registration & Storytelling!

02/10/2017 - #F2ISummit Keynote Speaker, Exhibitor Fair & More!

01/31/2017 - New Releases: Local Food Processing Video & Case Studies

01/25/2017 - Introducing the New England Farm to Institution Metrics Dashboard!  🎉

01/19/2017 - Upcoming USDA Grant Program Deadlines + Food Service Webinar

01/10/2017 - Registration for the F2I Summit is now live! 

01/04/2017 - Announcing FINE's New Mission, Vision & Values!

12/21/2016 - [Webinar] Farm to Institution Training for Food Service Consultants

12/14/2016 - Farm & Sea to Campus Network News: AASHE Index, Kelp & More!

12/07/2016 - Announcing the 2015-2016 FINE Network Report!

11/29/2016 - Last chance to submit your #F2ISummit session proposal!

11/18/2016 - Two new virtual connectivity tools from the Farm & Sea to Campus Network!

11/17/2016 - #F2ISummit session proposal deadline extended to 11/30

11/10/2016 - Submit your #F2ISummit session proposals by 11/18!

11/09/2016 - $56 Million Awarded to Local Food Projects by the USDA

10/18/2016 - New Interns + Volunteer Request + F2ISummit

10/12/2016 - #F2ISummit Request for Proposals & Sponsors

09/16/2016 - Sept 21 Webinar: Distributing Local Food to Institutions

09/07/2016 - News Flash: Welcome our Event & Project Coordinator!

08/31/2016 - Register today for our Sept. 21 webinar on food distribution!

08/24/2016 - 20 Grants to Fund Your Work + We're Hiring Interns!

08/03/2016 - Alert: New FINE Report on Food Distribution!

07/20/2016 - We're hiring an Event & Project Coordinator!

06/23/2016 - Farm & Sea to Campus News: 5 Local Food Tips + Much More!

05/26/2016 - Farm to Institution Summit 2017 – Save the Date! 

05/19/2016 - Small Campuses: Join us on June 6-7 at Unity College in Maine!

05/12/2016 - Maine Food for UMaine Case Study & Videos!

05/10/2016 - Official Launch of the New England Farm & Sea to Campus Network!

04/21/2016 - USDA Funding for Specialty Crops & Value-Added Products

04/08/2016 - 6 Food Waste Reduction Strategies + 3 Education Opportunities

03/17/2016 - Sea to Campus + 2017 F2I Summit + Farm to School Census

02/24/2016 - Creative Financing for Healthy Food Projects

02/18/2016 - ❤ Real Food Valentine at UMaine + Exciting FINE News ❤

02/09/2016 - Show Your Support for Healthy Kids & Happy Farmers

01/28/2016 - Announcing the 2016 FINE Producer Survey!  🌽

01/25/2016 - You're invited to our local food purchasing webinar on Feb. 9th!

01/19/2016 - Six-Part Seafood Case Study Series Just Released!  🐟 

12/18/2015 - Meet the Farm & Sea to Campus Network's Steering Committee

12/16/2015 - Introducing FINE's 2016 Network Advisory Council!

12/10/2015 - 8 New Farm-to-Institution Vendor Ties

12/02/2015 - Announcement: New Alliance with Mass Farm to School

11/04/2015 - USDA Awards $267,000 for Farm to Institution Initiatives in New England

10/21/2015 - Over 500 institutions in New England are celebrating Food Day! 

10/15/2015 - Last chance to apply for our Network Advisory Council!

09/23/2015 - Call for Applications: Network Advisory Council & Farm to Campus Steering Committee

09/17/2015 - Fall Network News: 14 Upcoming Events, 5 Blog posts + More!

09/03/2015 - Share your farm to institution news and events!

08/31/2015 - Farm to Campus: 8 Case Studies + 12 Recipes

08/06/2015 - New Awards & Grant Opportunities for Farm to Institution Initiatives

08/04/2015 - Two New Reports from our Contracted Food Service Action Project

08/04/2015 - Project Update: Maine Food for the UMaine System

07/31/2015 - Project Update: Maine Food for the UMaine System

07/16/2015 - Act Now to Co-Host a Wholesale Success Workshop

06/23/2015 - 7 Takeaways from our Black River Produce Tour

06/18/2015 - Grants & Resources from USDA Rural Development

06/11/2015 - Farm to Institution Metrics Project Update

06/01/2015 - 12 Lessons in Network Building: A New Case Study on FINE

04/29/2015 - Invitation to take our stakeholder survey

04/20/2015 - 5 Funding Opportunities for Farm to Institution Projects

03/30/2015 - One Week Countdown to the Farm to Institution Summit!

03/12/2015 - Last Chance to Register for the F2I Summit at Early Bird Rates!

03/04/2015 - Summit Early Bird Deadline Extended to March 13!

02/26/2015 - Announcing the Farm to Institution Summit Program!

02/18/2015 - F2I Summit Program Highlights, Keynote + Exhibitor Fair!

02/11/2015 - We're hiring a research consultant!

02/03/2015 - Registration for the Farm to Institution Summit is now open!

01/28/2015 - Leadership Team Transitions: Meet our two new members!

01/22/2015 - Introducing the FINE Development Bulletin

01/21/2015 - Take our 5-minute survey for a chance to win a $30 gift card!

01/13/2015 - Deadline for Farm to Institution Summit session proposals extended to Friday!

01/08/2015 - What's the Next Big Thing in Farm to Institution?

12/18/2014 - Now accepting proposals for Farm to Institution Summit sessions!

12/11/2014 - Jan. 7th Webinar: Food Service Management Company 101

12/03/2014 - USDA Awards Us $50,000 for Farm to Institution Summit!

11/25/2014 - Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at FINE!

11/06/2014 - Save the Date for our Farm to Institution Summit!

10/16/2014 - Exciting Farm to Institution Plans for Food Day 2014!

10/14/2014 - Share your photos and stories!

10/09/2014 - $1.6 Million Awarded to New England Local Food Projects

10/02/2014 - Mainstreaming Local Food to Institutions

09/18/2014 - Celebrate Food Day with us! Plus, other exciting network news

09/16/2014 - Join us for a New England Food Policy webinar tomorrow at noon!

08/28/2014 - Free Webinar on Sept. 4: Putting Local Food on the Menu

08/22/2014 - Top 12 Highlights from Farm to College Report

08/01/2014 - Network News: New Beef Report, Contract Tips, Events + More!

07/18/2014 - Exciting news from our food processors!

06/13/2014 - Network News: Food Vision, Veggie Report, Twitter, Events + More

05/22/2014 - Highlights from our food processing project!

04/17/2014 - News from the Blog: Farm to College, Nonprofit Tech, Local Beef & More!

03/27/2014 - Upcoming Events: Farm to College Convenings, Local Food Workshop & More!

03/12/2014 - Farm to College Project Feature & Network News

02/14/2014 - Farmer Workshops, Local Food Trade Show, Facebook & More!

01/21/2014 - State & Local Food Procurement Policies May Be at Risk in TTIP

01/06/2014 - Announcing a New Tool for Increasing Local Food Purchasing by Institutions

11/26/2013 - We're hiring a development consultant!

11/20/2013 - USDA Farm to School Grant Recipients Announced!

11/08/2013 - Announcing our Toolkit for Institutions Seeking Local Produce!

09/20/2013 - Meet our new team members!

09/16/2013 - Introducing FINE Network News!

06/24/2013 - Farm to Institution (FINE) Position Openings