Farm to School

Key Components of the Farm to School Program:

  • Serving locally and/or regionally grown or produced goods in school meals and snacks
  • Teaching science, language arts and math through the concepts of nutrition, agriculture, and food safety to enhance the curriculum in these core subjects
  • Farm Tours
  • Agriculture in the Classroom and Agricultural Literacy Programs
  • Seasonal Menus
  • Community Involvement

Benefits Include:

  • Investing in local ranchers and farmers thereby supporting your local economy
  • Helping meet the needs of Child Nutrition Programs by providing access to fresh and healthy food
  • Supports education initiatives by providing innovative learning techniques in and outside of the classroom