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Montana Farm to Grocery Guide (Now Available!)

Montana Farm to Grocery Guide (Now Available!)

The new Farm to Grocery Guide is now available to download! This guide was created as a result of the Farm to Grocery virtual webinar held on August 26th, 2020 by NCAT. The webinar brought together growers, grocery store managers, and community members to learn about...

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MDI Dietetic Intern on HOM & Nutrition

Hello Farm to Cafeteria Network! My name is Gilly Levy, a dietetic intern with Montana State University. I am currently in my two-week rotation with NCAT working with Kei Matsunami. Throughout my two weeks, I will work on multiple projects, including assisting the...

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Highlights of Farm to Grocery Webinar

On August 26th, we held a virtual convening of growers, grocery store managers, and community members through our Farm to Grocery Webinar, where we gathered to learn about all things farm to grocery from active players across Montana! We got to speak with Tom Tschida...

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Keep Local Food Thriving Amidst COVID19

Keep Local Food Thriving Amidst COVID19

Many of us are beginning to question the origins of our food as grocery store products dwindle and their shelves remain un-stocked. Agriculture has consistently been Montana's leading industry with a $4.6 billion impact in 2015. But social distancing, the closure of...

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Registration Open! Montana Farm to School Regional Showcases

Registration Open! Montana Farm to School Regional Showcases

Mark your calendars for the upcoming Montana Farm to School Regional Showcases to learn how farm to school is implemented day-to-day throughout the state! The first showcase will be held in Fairview, MT, on March 18 from 9am-2pm and the second in Hardin on May 6....

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Aug.26 Farm to Grocery, Virtual Webinar

Aug.26 Farm to Grocery, Virtual Webinar

  Are you a specialty crop producer, grocery store vendor, or community member interested in learning more about farm to grocery in Montana? Buying local is a trend that continues to grow every year and though each Farm to Grocery relationship is unique, they...

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MDI Dietetics Intern on Health and Local Food

MDI Dietetics Intern on Health and Local Food

Hello! My name is Olivia Weins, a dietetics intern working through Montana State University, to learn about nutrition and community health. Throughout this supervised practice, I’ve had the amazing opportunity to work with many people in lots of different settings,...

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Sept. 6 is Read with a Farmer Day!

Sept. 6 is Read with a Farmer Day!

Join the American Farm bureau Foundation for Agriculture and encourage your local schools to Read with  Farmer on Friday, September 6! Honor National Read a Book Day and invite the folks who proudly grow our world's food, fiber, and fuel to sit down with your students...

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Making Butter at the Whitehall Community Library

Pearl the Goat at the Whitehall Community Library The Farm to Cafeteria Network and the Madison Jefferson County Extension office collaborated to host a food-friendly educational event at the Whitehall Community Library for its children. Of all the exciting local food...

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The Farm to Cafeteria Manual for Montana is now available!

FTC Montana Manual
We’re excited to announce our new resource, the Farm to Cafeteria Manual for Montana, a how-to for farmers, ranchers, foodservice directors, and community leaders.

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