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Celebrate Farm to Summer Week June 20 – June 24th

6/10/2022

Celebrate Farm to Summer Week June 20 – June 24th
Join the Ohio Department of Education, Office of Nutrition, daily at 1pm, June 20-24th, for The Daily Dig In! Ohio Celebrates Farm to Summer, a weeklong virtual series focused on bringing Farm to Summer activities to child nutrition programs in the summer months. Visit the Claims Reimbursement and Reporting System (CRRS) training registration page to register.
  • Monday June 20 (prerecorded): School Gardens Rock
  • Tuesday June 21: Local Foods in Summer Meals
  • Wednesday June 22: Fabulous Farms and Farmers Markets
  • Thursday June 23: Cucumber Crunch Celebration!
  • Friday June 24: Farm to Summer Culinary Connection
Mon June 20 School Gardens Rock (prerecorded)
Join the Office of Nutrition for The Daily Dig In! Ohio Celebrates Farm to Summer, our weeklong virtual series focused on bringing Farm to School activities to child nutrition programs in the summer months. School Gardens Rock will feature garden related content including recipes highlighting easy to grow spinach, a fun read-aloud story video, tips, challenges, and content. This webinar is appropriate for all child nutrition programs.
 
Tue 21 – Procuring Local Foods 1:00 – 1:30
The Daily Dig In! Ohio Celebrates Farm to Summer is our weeklong virtual series focused on bringing Farm to Summer activities to child nutrition programs in the summer months. Procuring Local Foods will review best practices and provide technical assistance on getting fresh local foods into your summer meal programs. This webinar is appropriate for all child nutrition programs.
 
Wed 22 – Fabulous Farms and Farmers Markets 1:00 – 1:30
The Daily Dig In! Ohio Celebrates Farm to Summer is our weeklong virtual series focused on bringing Farm to Summer activities to child nutrition programs in the summer months. Fabulous Farms and Farmers Markets will showcase alternative food buying strategies such as using farmers markets or direct purchasing from farms. Learn how to build relationships and community with your local food producers to engage your program participants with field trips, education, and more. This webinar is appropriate for all child nutrition programs.
 
Thursday 23 - Cucumber Crunch Celebration! 1:00 – 2:00
The Daily Dig In! Ohio Celebrates Farm to Summer is our weeklong virtual series focused on bringing Farm to Summer activities to child nutrition programs in the summer months. This special hour-long event will feature all things cucumber! Cucumber recipes, “Cucumber Crunch” activities, and other content related to support the outreach and marketing of your own Cucumber Crunch events and summer programming. Grab a locally sourced cucumber and join the Office of Nutrition for a live Cucumber Crunch! This webinar is appropriate for all child nutrition programs.
 
Friday 24 – Farm to Summer Culinary Connection 1:00 – 1:30
The Daily Dig In! Ohio Celebrates Farm to Summer is our weeklong virtual series focused on bringing Farm to Summer activities to child nutrition programs in the summer months. The Farm to Summer Culinary Connection will feature recipes and content related to using fresh local foods in your meal programs. This webinar is appropriate for all child nutrition programs.