Special Edition: We're a Hiring a Farm to School Regional Lead in CA

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Volume 2, Issue 26, September 12, 2016

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

We’re Hiring a Farm to School Regional Lead in San Francisco!

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Join a dynamic a team! We're looking for a Farm to School Regional Lead in the USDA Food and Nutrition Service's Western Regional Office in San Francisco, CA.

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 September 22.