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Farm to Early Care Webinar Series Part Four: How to purchase local foods for your Early Care setting

July 18th, 2017

Join us for part three of our three-part Farm to Early Care webinar series, designed to empower anyone working in an early care and education setting to purchase fresh locally-grown foods, incorporate food- and farming-themed lessons into the classroom, and engage parents and caregivers in Farm to Early Care activities. Farm to Early Care programs are good for kids, good for farmers and good for communities. Join us in June and July to learn more! Part Four: How to purchase local foods for your Early Care setting

Farm to Early Care Webinar Series Part Three: Teaching Staff Training

June 27th, 2017

Join us for part three of our four-part Farm to Early Care webinar series, designed to empower anyone working in an early care and education setting to purchase fresh locally-grown foods, incorporate food- and farming-themed lessons into the classroom, and engage parents and caregivers in Farm to Early Care activities. Farm to Early Care programs are good for kids, good for farmers and good for communities. Join us in June and July to learn more!

Farm to Early Care Webinar Series Part One: Nutrition Staff Training

June 13th, 2017

Join us for part one of our four-part Farm to Early Care webinar series, designed to empower anyone working in an early care and education setting to purchase fresh locally-grown foods, incorporate food- and farming-themed lessons into the classroom, and engage parents and caregivers in Farm to Early Care activities. Farm to Early Care programs are good for kids, good for farmers and good for communities. Join us in June and July to learn more!

The U and the Flu: The bad science behind industrial poultry

February 13th, 2017

It's been months since we've heard about bird flu in the U.S., but multiple outbreaks of deadly H5 bird flu are decimating poultry across Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Yet, big poultry and its collaborators in government, including researchers at the University of Minnesota, are blaming wild waterfowl, which act as reservoirs for many influenza strains, for the new poultry outbreaks. Join us Monday, February 13 in Minneapolis or via Facebook live for a talk with evolutionary biologist, Rob Wallace, when he discusses calling out the bad science being done to protect the indust