These ½-day sessions were held in Harrisburg and the Pittsburgh area and included presentations about Pennsylvania Harvest of the Month (PA HOM), engaging students in farm to child nutrition activities, funding farm to child nutrition initiatives, and the Pennsylvania Farm to School Network, and included a PA HOM taste-testing opportunity. Target audiences for these gatherings included Child Nutrition Program (CNP) operators, K–12 and early childhood education educators, producers, distributors, and other farm to school/early childhood education stakeholder groups.
These gatherings were coordinated by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Division of Food and Nutrition and Project PA (Penn State University). Funding is provided by a USDA Farm to School grant.
Continuing Education Credits:
Professional Development credits for school food service personnel
Act 48 credits for educators
PQAS credits for early care and education attendees