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Promoting food

Promoting Food

If you have put together a farm-to-school program, you have the school staff behind you and you are ready to serve a local food item to the students. Don't see that great food end up in the trash! This section will help ensure your hard work pays off.

Click on one of the Featured Minnesota Farm to School food below.  Each food has resources to help you "sell" the local food to parents, teachers, and students.

Education and Outreach

Sampling of Minnesota Schools' promotional activities.

Videos

Farm to School captured on film!

Taste Testing

Try it, you'll like it — the power of taste testing.

Additional Tips and Tools

Promotional items and online resources.

Featured Minnesota Farm to School Foods

Click on an image below for quick tips on promoting food.

apple
Apples
dried beans
Dried Beans
bison
Bison
bread
Whole Grains
cabbage
Cabbage
carrots
Carrots
cheese
Cheese
cucumber
Cucumbers
garlic
Garlic
green beans
Green Beans
herbs
Herbs
honey
Honey
lettuce
Lettuce
potato
Potatoes
rhubarb
Rhubarb
squash
Squash
strawberry
Strawberries
corn
Sweet Corn
tomato
Tomatoes
rice
Wild Rice
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