Extension, farmers to host Farm to Cafeteria meeting

Posted Nov. 16, 2012, at 9:20 a.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 7 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Location: Piscataquis County Extension Office, Dover-Foxcroft, Maine

For more information: Zoe Hastings

 DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine  — The University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Maine Highlands Farmers will host a Farm to Cafeteria meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, at the Piscataquis County Extension Office.

At the free event, growers and school food service directors will address barriers to supplying and purchasing local food for school cafeterias, explore strategies for overcoming these challenges and network for the 2013 season.

For information and to RSVP, email Zoe Hastings at

Any person with a disability who needs accommodations to attend program may call Hastings at 800-287-1485 at least seven days in advance of the meeting date.