Registration is now open for the eight annual Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch on October 14, 2021! To support you in planning your best Crunch ever, this year we are offering a new webinar series! Join a webinar below to learn how to make the most of your Crunch this year and get connected to great Crunch resources. Don’t forget to register your Crunch! Click here.
Questions? Email Bri Fiene | firstname.lastname@example.org.
🍎 A is for Apples: Introducing Local Foods Through Apple Crunch & Celebrating Seasonality
Farm to ECE Practitioners | Wednesday, August 25th @ 1pm CT
Click Here to register for live or recorded viewing: https://go.wisc.edu/42v826
Are you interested in bringing nutritious, local foods to your early care site or preschool?Join us to learn about the Great Apple Crunch and the new Celebrating Seasonality farm to ECE recipe guide. These tools support quality care and farm to ECE foods in your nutrition and education programs. Learn how to connect with local food and farmers, introduce new recipes to your site, and include more local food education into the classroom, kitchen, and garden. This webinar is hosted by UW-Madison Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems and Rooted.
🍎 The Apple Crunch Supports Apple Producers
Farmers | Thursday, August 26th @ 1pm CT
Click Here to register for live or recorded viewing: https://go.wisc.edu/65fxue
Apple growers – join us to learn about the Great Apple Crunch and how to sell your apples to a growing network of local institutions, including K21 schools. Purchasing local foods is a growing priority for campuses across the state, and many institutions seek apples as their first local purchase. Learn how Crunch activities can promote and market your farm or orchard too! Distributors, join the fun and learn how you can market the Crunch to promote local apple sales to your institutional accounts and buyers.
🍎 Celebrate #F2SMonth with the Great Apple Crunch
Thursday, September 9th @ 1pm CT
Click Here to register for live or recorded viewing: https://go.wisc.edu/v80k09
Learn how to plan and host your Great Apple Crunch in the cafeteria or classroom. This webinar will feature guest speakers, best practices, and success stories from the field. We will cover how to find local apples, promote your crunch, incorporate farm to school education, and generate excitement around local food and agriculture at your school or organization – and how to amplify your Crunch through social media.