We are working together with Food Service Directors, farmers, state agencies, and non-profits to build relationships and create tools to source, serve, celebrate local in cafeterias all across CT. And we need some extra hands on board! Currently, we are looking for an Education and Outreach Consultant to join our team, starting in January.
View the job posting (with details on how to apply) - HERE!
Molly Deegan, Program Coordinator
Phone: (203) 824-7175
Molly can assist you with any question you may have about the Tray Program including what it entails, what you want to see more of, what would be helpful for you ... feel free to call or email her and she will do her best to connect you to the right people or resources. Molly is available for any questions or requests regarding the Tray Program.
Contact Mary Ann Lopez, Tray Team Procurement Specialist for any questions regarding procurement contracts and bidding. She can help you understand local procurement thresholds, how to apply geographic preference, how to use farm fresh specifications, and how to promote your farm to school program. Mary Ann can help you comply with federal and state procurement regulations.
Shannon Raider-Ginsburg, Farmer Liaison
Phone: (860) 318-6813
Contact Shannon Raider-Ginsburg, Farmer Liaison for help locating farmers, or to be added to the Tray farmer directory or join CTFarmtoSchoolMarketplace-L listserv, which is a place for food service directors and growers to connect. Shannon can also help Food Service Directors better understand the needs of growers. Shannon is available to help farmers connect to schools and schools connect to farmers.