USDA’s Rural Business-Cooperative Service has organized a number of events and webinars to both celebrate the cooperative movement and to raise awareness of their importance.
Farm to School & the Role of Cooperatives – Producer & Buyer Perspective
Andrea Northup, USDA Food Nutrition Service
Jennie Rengert, Fifth Season Cooperative, Wisconsin
Krista Garand, Durango School District, Colorado
Janet Fogel, Mancos School District, Colorado
Link to webinar with audio. https://cc.readytalk.com/r/jlm99m0d6tul&eom
Please see attached the Co-op Month Event Calendar (http://www.rd.usda.gov/files/RD-CoopEventCalendarOct2016.pdf) are a listing of webinars and events they are hosting this month.