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Using Food

food preparerOnce you’ve decided to bring Farm to School foods to your district, you need tasty and healthy recipes your students will enjoy.  In this section you will find kid-tested and approved recipes from Minnesota schools as well as additional cookbooks, and menu planning tools.

Click on one of the featured foods below for recipes, menu examples, and nutrition facts specific to that food.  For general information about menu planning and recipes, click on those links.

Featured Minnesota Farm to School Foods

Click on an image below for quick tips on sourcing food.

apple
Apples
dried beans
Dried Beans
bison
Bison
bread
Whole Grains
cabbage
Cabbage
carrots
Carrots
cheese
Cheese
cucumber
Cucumbers
garlic
Garlic
green beans
Green Beans
herbs
Herbs
honey
Honey
lettuce
Lettuce
potato
Potatoes
rhubarb
Rhubarb
squash
Squash
strawberry
Strawberries
corn
Sweet Corn
tomato
Tomatoes
rice
Wild Rice
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