Time & Location
Mar 04, 2020, 8:00 AM AST
UPR CAROLINA, Escuela de Administración de Hoteles y Restaurantes
About the Event
8:00am – 8:30am
8:30am - 12:30pm (10:00 - Snacks)
-Training on selling products to schools
-Requirements to access the registry of suppliers for the program.
-Marketing and promotion of local food in schools (flyers, posters, integrated campaign, USDA Handouts)
-Processing local foods
-Benefits of the Farm to School.
-Distribution models for Farm to School.
-How to develop a school garden.
-Making alliances to achieve sustainability of the program.
-Use of PBL strategies for the integration of school gardens to the curriculum.
-How to design healthy menus using local products.
12:30pm – 1:30pm
-Matchmaking (farmers/producers with teachers/buyers)
-Culinary training and competition. Group demonstration by students of the University of Puerto Rico Culinary Arts program using products sourced locally.