Tuesday December 3, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM CST
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Clyde Muse Center 
515 Country Place Parkway
Pearl, MS 39208

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Debbie Smith 

2nd Annual Farm to Cafeteria Conference 


  • Innovative strategies to improve school meal participation and expand school breakfast;
  • Why schools and other institutions are a growing - and highly profitable - market for farmers;
  • How hospitals, childcare centers, and higher education institutions throughout the country are benefiting from local food.


Hear keynote speaker Chef Miles McMath describe how local sourcing and on-site gardening has transformed St. Jude's Research Hospital's cafeteria.


The conference will include presentations from Mississippians who have had success implementing Farm to Cafeteria programs in our state, training sessions on how to implement Farm to Cafeteria programs in your area, and a networking session for participants and speakers to connect and build projects.

Register Now! *Note: If your payment is made via PayPal, your payment will be made to My Brother's Keeper, Inc. My Brother's Keeper is accepting payments via PayPal on behalf of the Mississippi Food Policy Council.

More Information

For more information about the conference, please contact Judy Belue: 662-404-5004 or jwbelue1@gmail.com. 

 Transportation stipends are available to a limited number of growers and food service staff. Please contact Judy Belue for more information.