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Farm to School

Resources for schools, teachers, and parents

Click on the buttons below to find easy-to-adapt resources and implement Idaho Farm to School Month in your school!

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Farm to School?

Farm to School is a term to describe a broad spectrum of efforts to connect local food and agriculture with schools, students and teachers.

Why is Farm to School important?

  • Provides a unique opportunity to teach required curriculum content in a creative, applied and engaging manner
  • Increases healthy food options for students
  • Provides a relevant market for local farmers
  • Increases awareness and understanding of the relationship of food and farms

Farm to School Seminar Videos

Menu Planning and Purchasing

School Tours

Procurement and Bidding Process

Financial Reality of School Meals

Panel Discussion: Successful Strategies of Local Producers

Panel Discussion: Resources to Help You Succeed