Farm to School
Expand markets for agricultural producers and food entrepreneurs
Serve fresh and minimally processed foods and a wide variety of fruits and vegetables in schools
Increase students’ and communities’ awareness of local food production, nutrition, and their local environments (National Farm to School Network 2017)
Farm to School has developed a wide variety of programs and initiatives to achieve these goals, such as establishing school gardens, taking student field trips to local farms and orchards,...
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