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Statewide Wyoming Farm to School Conference

Wyoming Department of Agriculture

Friday, February 15, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (MST)

Statewide Wyoming Farm to School Conference

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DRAFT-Statewide Wyoming Farm to School Workshop

February 15th, 2013

  8:00 am – 9:00 am          Set-up/Test Equipment and Connections

  8:00 am – 9:00 am          Registration

  9:00 am – 9:15 am          Welcome/Introduction

  9:15 am – 9:45 am          Keynote Speaker(s)

  9:45 am – 10:00 am        Wrap-up/Prelude to Breakouts

10:00 am – 10:15 am        Break

10:15 am – 11:30 am        Module #1 (Farm to School 101)

11:30 am – 12:30 pm        Lunch/Panel Speakers:

  •  Wyoming Ag in the Classroom-Educational Opportunities/Resources

12:30 pm – 12:45 pm       Break

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm         Module #2 (School Rules)

  2:00 pm – 2:15 pm         Break

  2:15 pm – 3:30 pm         Module #3 (Food Safety)

  3:30 pm – 4:30 pm         Wrap-up/Closing/Networking

Modules:

  • Farm to School 101  (Building Local Sourcing benefiting Wyoming Producers and Schools)
    • Overview on Farm to School programs
      • Provide best practices from other States
      • Impact on School Food and Children
      • Impact on Local Producers/Businesses
  • Bid Process:
    • An Overview on School Purchasing Practices that touches on the different purchasing opportunities:
      • Minimum Purchasing Threshold
      • Price Quotes
      • RFP/BIDs
      • Geographic Preference
    • Presenters should include WY DE representatives to provide regulatory interpretation, potential local player already involved school procurement practices for local food products and RFCO.
  • Food Safety (On farm practices/transportation/GAP)
    • Overview on why Food Safety matters
    • On-farm food safety for Produce production addressing food safety plans and documentation requirements:
      • U of WY Extension (?)
    • Custom, State and USDA processing facilities (Beef)
      • Acceptable allowances by WY DE for purchasing locally raised and processed beef products
      • WY DA on processing regulations
    • Presenters should include WY DE, WY DA and potentially a local school district and processor/producers.

 

Remote Site Locations

  1. Cheyenne (Host Site): LCCC,  1400 E. College Drive, EEC Room 213
  2. Casper: Casper College, 125 College Drive, Liesinger Hall, Room 4
  3. Evanston: BOCED Higher Education Center, 1013 W. Cheyenne Drive, Room 126
  4. Gillette: UW Reg. Office, 300 W. Sinclair, Room 162
  5. Jackson: Center for the Arts Bldg., 240 S. Glenwood, Room 118
  6. Powell: Northwest College, 231 W. 6th St., Orendorff (ORB), Room 122
  7. Rawlins: Carbon County Higher Education, 705 Rodeo St., Room 2
  8. Riverton: Central WY College, 2660 Peck Avenue, ITECC, Room 105
  9. Rock Springs: Western WY College, 2500 College Drive, Room 1229E
  10. Sheridan: Sheridan College, 3059 Coffeen Avenue, Griffith Bldg., Room 12
  11. Torrington: Eastern WY College, 3200 W. C Street, Tebbet Bldg., Room 252
Have questions about Statewide Wyoming Farm to School Conference? Contact Wyoming Department of Agriculture

When & Where


Cheyenne, WY (Host Site)
10 Remote Satellite Locations
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Friday, February 15, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (MST)


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Organizer

Wyoming Department of Agriculture

2219 Carey Avenue

Cheyenne, WY  82002

307-777-7321

http://agriculture.wy.gov

 

Contact:

Brook Brockman

307-777-5612

brook.brockman@wyo.gov

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