Farm to School
Resources for schools, teachers, and parents
Click on the buttons below to find easy-to-adapt resources and implement Idaho Farm to School Month in your school!
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is Farm to School?
Farm to School is a term to describe a broad spectrum of efforts to connect local food and agriculture with schools, students and teachers.
Why is Farm to School important?
- Provides a unique opportunity to teach required curriculum content in a creative, applied and engaging manner
- Increases healthy food options for students
- Provides a relevant market for local farmers
- Increases awareness and understanding of the relationship of food and farms
Farm to School Seminar Videos
Menu Planning and Purchasing
Procurement and Bidding Process
Financial Reality of School Meals
Panel Discussion: Successful Strategies of Local Producers
Panel Discussion: Resources to Help You Succeed