School Nutrition Tuesday @ 2: Food Safety for School Yard Gardens

Date: April 28, 2020

Time: 2-3 p.m.

Location: Webinar

Description: If your school has a garden with produce that will be used in the classroom or food service this session will be beneficial for you. School gardens present some food safety concerns, but provide a great teaching opportunity for students. This session will discuss steps you can take to ensure that the garden harvest is safely enjoyed. Invite classroom teacher to join this session with you.

Presenters: Sami Burington, School Nutrition Programs

Event Type: Webinar

Audience: School Food Service Staff and non-food service staff operating school gardens

Sponsor: Nutrition, Health, and Youth Development Division

Fee: None

Register: Register for the April 28 Food Safety for School Yard Gardens Webinar

Registration deadline: None

Contact Name: Minnesota Department of Education Food and Nutrition Services

Contact Phone: 651-582-8526 or 1-800-366-8922 (Minnesota Toll-free)

Contact Liane Jensen at 651-582-8526 to request a reasonable accommodation to participate in this event or to request use of our designated rooms for nursing mothers or prayer while you are visiting us. Please note: The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) requires a two-week advance notice to provide accommodations and 48-hour notice to cancel the request.