A substantial part of each workshop will be dedicated toward writing
successful grants for the USDA Community Food Projects Program.
Trainers will include leading figures in the CFS, anti-hunger, and
sustainable agriculture movements. Other participants include USDA
administrators of the Community Food Projects Program, awardees of 1996
Community Food Projects funding, and representatives from regional model CFS
Anyone interested in or working on community-based farming or food projects
is encouraged to attend.
The registration fee is $20 for CFSC members; $35 for CFSC non-members, which
includes all materials and lunch.
The workshops will be held in the following sites. Please contact the local
co-sponsor to register.
Feb 28. Washington, DC
Contact: Zy Weinberg, Public Voice 202-371-1840
March 6: Austin, TX
Contact: Kate Fitzgerald, Sustainable Food Center, 512-385-0080
March 8: Loveland, CO ( part of Western SAWG conference- 1/2 day)
Contact: John Fawcett-Long, WSAWG, 206-935-8738
March 10: Portland, OR ( co-sponsored with World Hunger Year)
Contact: Deb Lippoldt, Oregon Food Bank, 503-282-0555
March 15: Hartford, CT ( part of NE Regional Food Conference, 1/2 day)
Contact: Mark Winne, Hartford Food System, 860-296-9325
March 18: East Troy, WI
Contact: Gail Kahovic, Michael Fields Agriculture Institute, 414-642-3303
March 21: Los Angeles, CA
Contact: Michelle Mascarenhas, LACFSN, 310-450-6897
For more information, contact Andy Fisher, CFS Coalition, 310-822-5410,