Special Edition: We're Hiring Farm to School Regional Leads!

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Volume 2, Issue 6, February 25, 2016

The Dirt - New and Notes from FNS's Office of Community Food Systems


We’re Hiring Three

Farm to School Regional Leads!

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Must love local food, child nutrition, and regional travel

Join a dynamic and effective team! We're looking for Farm to School Regional Leads in the following USDA Food and Nutrition Service locations:

  • Southwest Regional Office: Dallas, TX
  • Western Regional Office: San Francisco, CA
  • Mountain Plains Regional Office: Denver, CO

This is an opportunity to:

  • Help implement the USDA Farm to School Program, including grants, training and technical assistance, and actively participate in driving the program’s growth and evolution;
  • Provide on the ground training, technical assistance, and support to a wide variety of farm to school stakeholders and be held accountable for increasing the availability of local foods in schools;
  • Play a key role in identifying training and technical assistance gaps in the farm to school community and fill those gaps by fine tuning existing resource materials and/or creating new program offerings; and
  • Be a resident expert on key local and regional procurement issues.

Know someone who might be a great fit? Help us spread the word!

Applications are due March 10.