Thursday, July 9, 2015

Farm to School - Mid-Missouri Road Trip

In an effort to connect schools to local farmers, producers and food, sign up for a bus tour through Mid-Missouri on Friday, July 31, 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Join food service directors, chefs, farmers & others interested in Farm to School for a road trip across Mid-Missouri.

8:00 a.m. Welcome / Meet & Greet
Farmer’s Market (Kmart parking lot, US 50 Jefferson City)

8:15 - 8:45 a.m.* Load Bus / Travel to Clarksburg School

8:45 - 9:00 a.m. School Garden Talk w/ Carrie Long

9:00 - 9:20 a.m.* Travel to Central Missouri Produce Auction

9:20 - 10:30 a.m. Central Missouri Produce Auction Tour

10:30 - 11:00 a.m.* Travel to Troutdale Farms

11:00 - 12:00 a.m. Troutdale Farms Tour

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.* Travel to Seven Springs Winery

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Lunch at Seven Springs Winery
Rest, relax & enjoy lunch featuring Troutdale Farms & other local producers.

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.* Travel to Jefferson City Farmer’s Market

3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Boys from Chamois & Farmer’s Market Shopping
Ben & Alex, of Boys from Chamois, have been selling produce locally for over 15 years. They grow sweet corn, watermelons, cantaloupe & pumpkins. They have been selling across Mid-Missouri & hope to keep putting great produce on the plates of Missourians for years to come!

*Information relevant to upcoming stops will be shared along the way. James Quinn & Lindsey Jones will also discuss Farm to School concepts.

Registration Information: Cost: $25.  Make check/money order payable to Seven Springs Winery. For cash payment, contact Lindsey Jones at 573-645-1588.  All reservations must be made by July 24.

Please mail registration and payment to:
Lindsey Jones, Farm-to-School Coordinator
Missouri Department of Agriculture
1616 Missouri Boulevard
Jefferson City, Missouri 65102

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