If you missed the June virtual open house, you can watch the recording below!

The featured topic during this open house was Farm to School Storytelling. We discussed how to be an effective storyteller and use those stories to expand your farm to school activities, share inspiration with other practitioners, and advocate for statewide farm to school policies and funding.

Featured presenter, Barbie Izquierdo, Director of Advocacy with Feeding America, speaker, and activist, led a storytelling workshop and shared how storytelling has impacted her own work in advocacy and community organizing. 

The following panelists spoke about how they utilize storytelling to share their successes, engage students and communities, secure funding and advocate for farm to school policies: 

We also shared some upcoming opportunities and resources:

    • Support the Keystone Fresh Act by filling out this support form. This is a  win-win-win scenario that will foster economic growth, improve public health outcomes, and nurture stronger communities all while nourishing Pennsylvania’s children with the nutrition they require to thrive! You can learn more about this win-win-win scenario here.
    • Resources to Celebrate National Farm to School Month 

Don’t miss the next virtual open house planned for September 26th –  register here!

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