It’s Farm to School Month! Farm to School connects classroom, cafeteria, and community — creating a win-win-win for everyone! Farm to School works in a strategic way to ensure the health of all school children, farmers, community members, and the environment.
Farm to School provides opportunities for community engagement, growth in the local economy and job market, and a healthier environment from local food serving local schools.
By putting value on locally grown and produced food items, farmers, fishers, food manufacturers, and producers are introduced to new large institutional markets for their crops and products.
Students have access to high-quality, nutritious, and delicious food so they are ready to learn and grow. Education in the classroom allows children to develop healthful lifelong habits with food.