The National Farm to School Network is excited to announce the eight recipients of our Farm to School Month/Food Day planning grant, made available through funding from the United Natural Foods Inc., Foundation and in partnership with Food Day organizers at the Center for Science in the Public Interest. The grantees are: Toddle Inn Saco [...]
October is National Farm to School Month, a time to celebrate the connections that are happening all over the country between schools and local food!
The National Farm to School Network (NFSN) is teaming up with United Natural Foods Inc., Foundation and Food Day to offer eight mini-grants of $1,000 each to schools that are planning Food Day celebrations/events during 2013 National Farm to School Month (October). National Farm to School Month and Food Day are closely aligned annual events that take place every October. National [...]
We are happy to announce that when all the carrots were counted and the parsnipswere parceled, at least 131,490 students participated in National Farm to School Month activities and schools used $101,011 worth of local food during October. Those numbers are from the Farm to School Counts initiative, through which the National Farm to School Network asked programs to pledge to participate [...]