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 Example — University of Minnesota Extension
The Impact of Seven Cents — EcoTrust — 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 A. M., & Feenstra, G. (2008). Do -to-School Programs Make a Difference? Findings and Future Research Needs. Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition, 3: 2, 229-246.
Evaluation for Transformation: A Cross-Sectoral Evaluation Framework for Farm to School — National Farm to School Network — The framework is organized around four key sectors: public health, community economic development, education and environmental quality. Beyond the four sectors, the framework is also structured around three levels of action: program, research and policy. It defines the outcomes that farm to school has the potential to achieve and it offers common language, guidelines and metrics to understand those outcomes for the first time.
Farm to School: An annotated and selected bibliography — United States Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library