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Farm to School

Benefits of Farm to School — Use this new fact sheet by the National Farm to School Network to help promote Farm to School in your community.

The Economic Impact of Farm-to-School Lunch Programs: A Central Minnesota ExampleUniversity of Minnesota Extension 

The Impact of Seven CentsEcoTrust — Examining the Effects of a $.07 per Meal Investment on Local Economic Development, Lunch Participation Rates, and Student Preferences for Fruits & Vegetables in Two Oregon School Districts

Joshi A, Azuma AM, and Feenstra, G.  (2008). 'Do Farm-to-School Programs Make a Difference? Findings and Future Research Needs', Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition, 3: 2, 229-246

Bearing Fruit:  Farm to School Program Evaluation Resources and RecommendationsUrban and Environmental Policy Institute at Occidental College - A comprehensive guide to Farm to School program evaluation with highlights of the overall impacts of farm to school for stakeholders — teachers, food service, farmers, parents, policy makers, and community — providing excellent resources and tools to incorporate when assessing a program.

Farm to School: An annotated and selected bibliographyUnited States Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library

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