Seeking Grassroots Representation for Advisory Board

The Food Trust is seeking members for a newly forming Advisory Board for its statewide Ready Set Grow Farm to Early Care and Education (ECE) Initiative. The Advisory Board will play a lead role in shaping regional strategies to advance statewide support for Farm to ECE. The appointed members for the Advisory Board will serve for 6 months, beginning late May or early June 2018. The Board members will represent a wide variety Farm to ECE stakeholders, including but not limited to childcare providers, ECE & preschool teachers, Head Start staff, advocates (nutrition and/or early childhood), food-service workers, parents/family members of young children and farmers. The Food Trust seeks diverse membership including but not limited to race and ethnicity, gender, age, language, socioeconomic status, disability, and geographic location. Advisory Board members will be offered a stipend of $500 and reimbursed for travel to an in-person meeting.
Please use this link for nominations. The open call for nominations for the Advisory Board runs until April 20, 2018. You may send in your self-nomination for the Advisory Board, or nominate someone who you think is suitable for this role. For more information on the Advisory Board nominations please contact Jamese Kwele at 215-575-0555 x7121 or