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Farm to School Month


Students and staff from Farnsworth Elementary School in St. Paul hosted Crunch, the Timberwolves mascot for the Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch in 2017.

October is National Farm to School Month, a time to celebrate connections all over the country between schools and local food. Whether you are a foodservice professional, a farmer, a teacher, or a food-loving family, you can celebrate and get involved.

Join the Celebration

Farm to School Month is right around the corner. Save the Date to participate in the fifth annual Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch at noon on Thursday, October 11.

Registration will open in April.

Spread the Word

Here are two ways to get the word out about Farm to School Month.

Related resources

Celebrate Farm to School Month — This September 26 webinar hosted by Minnesota Department of Education focused on celebrating Farm to School Month and applying for the AGRI Farm to School Grant.

Farm to School: Growing Our Future — This 30-minute documentary explores the economic advantages and remaining challenges for businesses, farms, schools, and communities as we work together to improve our children's health and education.

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