Farm to School is a nationwide collaborative effort to connect school districts with local farmers for the purpose of serving healthy school meals while utilizing local fresh foods. Farm to School aims to meet the diverse needs of School Nutrition Programs in an efficient manner to support regional and local farmers, and thereby strengthen local food systems and to provide support for health and nutrition education. View more information and resources on Farm to School by selecting the links below.
Farm to School and School Garden Expenses (SP 06-2015) – U.S. Department of Agriculture memo on the allowances of farm to school and school garden expenses.
Procurement Geographic Preference Q&As (SP 18-2011) – U.S. Department of Agriculture memo on the application of procurement of unprocessed locally grown or locally raised agricultural products.
School Garden Q&As (SP 32-2009) – U.S. Department of Agriculture memo addresses questions to the operation of a school garden.