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MT Local Food Challenge: Sign Up!

MT Local Food Challenge: Sign Up!

Are you ready to eat local food everyday for the month of August? For the month of August, Northern Plains Resource Council is challenging you (and ourselves) to eat more local foods, to ask for more local foods in your community, and to help support Montana...

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Farm to School Summit: Digging Deeper

Farm to School Summit: Digging Deeper

The Montana Farm to School Summit will offer free virtual options for those who cannot attend the in-person conference on August 11-12 in Helena.     Virtual attendees will learn and share how schools and programs are practicing farm to school initiatives across...

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Communicating For the Farm Webinar Series

Communicating For the Farm Webinar Series

Montana State University Extension Pondera County and Purdue Extension – Bartholomew County are teaming up to bring you a webinar series dedicated to helping you improve your agriculture communication skills. Adriane Good, from MSU Extension, and Cora Carter, from...

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WEBINAR: Learn a Strategic Approach to Pricing New Products

The Pandemic is rolling into its 12th month and we’ve all seen life – and business – change around us. It has also given us the opportunity to contemplate new adventures, new projects, new businesses, and … new food products to make and sell. In this webinar, Gail...

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Is Farm to School Right for You?

Is Farm to School Right for You?

Listen to Chris Gaskell of Grasmick Produce in this NCAT ATTRA podcast: Is Farm to School Right for You? Grasmick Produce is Montana’s contracted USDA Foods and DoD Fresh vendor. Chris talks about how he has worked with local producers to offer more Montana-grown...

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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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Get information about Montana institutions utilizing local food systems to put food on the table.

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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