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Celebrate farm to school month with children

Posted on Oct 19, 2012 by Maggie LaBarbera
 

This month is National farm to school month.          farm to table coloring book

 

Farm to School is b any program that connects schools (K-12) and local farms.  The goal of this program is to help schools:
  • serve healthy meals
  • help children eat healthier and improve their overall nutrition intake by providing fresh, ripe produce that is in season
  • help kids learn where food comes from
  • provide nutrition education opportunities 
  • build relationships with local and regional farmers that is mutually beneficial
farm to table printables
The Farm to School Organization reports that participating school meals results in consumption of more fruits and vegetables with an average increase of 0.99 to 1.3 servings per day, including at home.*
 
If your school or community is participating in a farm to school event, register your event!  Make a pledge by registering your program.
 
Find local events.

More Farm to Table Resources

 
farm to table game for kidsCheck out our new Farm to Animals printables
 
Farm To Table Activities 
 
Kids Garden Activities
 
 Farm Animals
 

Play our farm to table game

 

 

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