If you are new to Farm to School, browse through the sections below. The resources on this page sketch out the things that you need to consider in developing your Farm to School initiative. Don't let the information overwhelm you, though. You can get through these things a step at a time.
Quick self-assessment to help your program succeed.
From the start, engage staff and ask for feedback.
Don't be afraid to ask for help.
Build a Farm to School team for lasting change.
Start slow and develop a plan.
Learn how other schools have overcome challenges.
"The strongest Farm to School programs start small and grow like pumpkin plants, extending vines in many directions and producing fruit that slowly ripens! If you're inspired to plant the seeds of a Farm to School program, start with a manageable project and have fun." — Community Alliance with Family Farmers