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Farm to school enriches the connection communities have with fresh, healthy food and local food producers by changing food purchasing and education practices at schools and preschools. More about Farm to School.

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Toolkit for School Foodservice

Ready-to-use resources for using, sourcing, and promoting local foods. Online training series for foodservice professionals.


Tools to help farmers get and stay connected to farm to school practices. Covers getting started, food safety, business management, and farm field trips.

Parents and Community Members

Support your schools' farm to school practices. Learn more about finding local foods, wellness policies, and fundraisers.


Find curricula and lesson plans to bring farm to school to the classroom. Includes resources for farm field trips, fundraisers, and wellness policies.

Featured Resources

Schoolyard Gardens Conference 2015

Schoolyard gardens provide an incomparable, hands-on learning experience for youth and adults — and an effective way to develop curriculum to meet academic standards. Attend the Minnesota Schoolyard Garden Conference to learn more and connect with colleagues. More

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Get ideas for using, source, and promoting squash this winter. More

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