Farm to School Coordinator, The Food Trust

Posted by on September 10, 2010

[posted 8/23/2010]

Job posting:
Farm to School Coordinator
The Food Trust
Philadelphia, PA

The Food Trust, a Philadelphia-based nonprofit that works to ensure everyone has access to nutritious affordable food, seeks to hire a Farm to School Coordinator. The Food Trust’s Farm to School Program works to improve children’s health and strengthen family farms through increasing access to locally grown, healthy food in schools, along with providing nutrition and agricultural education. The Food Trust serves as the Mid-Atlantic Regional Lead Agency for the National Farm to School Network.

The Farm to School Coordinator will work with our program team to provide training and technical assistance, communications and outreach services, and an advocacy voice to promote and expand the farm to school movement in the six-state Mid-Atlantic region (Virginia, West Virginia, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania). The coordinator also will collaboratively support The Food Trust’s farm to school programs in the Philadelphia area.

Please see attached job description for further details about this position. To apply, please forward a cover letter and resume to:   Jean Wallace, MPH, The Food Trust. Email: Mailing address: The Food Trust, 1617 John F. Kennedy Blvd, Suite 900, Philadelphia, PA 19103.

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