Continuous Improvement Academy
Field to Market's Continuous Improvement Academy offers an immersive experience for members, exploring how our Continuous Improvement Accelerator and process-based standard can advance your organization’s sustainability goals and objectives. The inaugural Academy took place as a virtual course in April 2020, offering attendees four interactive sessions across two weeks as well as access to online materials, video tutorials and access to exclusive one-on-one sessions with Field to Market staff.
Course offerings in the Academy allow participants to become better equipped to craft and implement successful sustainability projects with farmers and supply chain partners across the United States. Course offerings include:
- Explore best practices in recruiting and retaining growers in Continuous Improvement projects
- Verify impact and make credible sustainability claims utilizing U.S. agriculture's leading sustainability assessment framework and process-based standard
- Strengthen your project implementation through customized, one-on-one coaching from Field to Market staff
- Learn from your peers by exploring proven strategies to accelerate continuous improvement from member case studies
Welcome to the Academy!
Welcome to Field to Market's inaugural Academy! We are thrilled you have decided to join us and deepen your understanding of Field to Market's Continuous Improvement Accelerator as you register, join or implement a project.
Over the course of the Academy, representatives from Field to Market’s staff and experts from among our membership will share key learnings and resources to help you design and implement an impactful Continuous Improvement Project and strengthen your engagement across our programs. Use this page to download course materials and access recordings and slides from each day of the Academy.
Project Planning, Implementation and Farmer Engagement - Day One
Download resources, slide decks and recordings from the Academy Day 1: Continuous Improvement Planning, Project Implementation and Farmer Engagement.
Fieldprint Platform and Credible Communications - Day Two
Download resources, slide decks and recordings from the Academy Day 2: The Fieldprint Platform, Credible Communications and Sustainability Storytelling.
General Field to Market Resources
Download general resources and background information related to Field to Market and the Academy.