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Farm to Institution Midwest Summit

The Farm to Institution Midwest Summit will take place February 28 – March 4, 2022, featuring online sessions and in-person events at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio to highlight best practices in procurement of local foods, strengthening community food systems, and inspiring student understanding of the value of local food systems.  The summit brings together […]

Labor in Farm to Institution Supply Chains: Incorporating Worker Values into Local Food Procurement

Learn about Worker-Driven Social Responsibility Network and Migrant Justice’s worker-driven model, how the model was started, and the organizations that have implemented it. Participants will learn what farm to institution stakeholders can learn from this model and how institutions can support worker-driven solutions to long-lasting worker abuses.

Leveraging Sustainability Rating & Reporting for Impact

How can your organization leverage sustainable procurement ratings and reporting to drive impact-focused and action-oriented performance? Listen to leading thinkers discuss the importance of impact-focused and results-driven sustainability ratings and reporting systems. Then hear from a panel of sustainable procurement practitioners about how they are leveraging product sustainability labels, supplier ratings systems, and on-the-ground verification […]