110 Ways To Do Farm to School

There are so many ways to incorporate farm to school into every day classroom activities. We’ve starting compiling a few of our favorites and have included links to sample activities, lesson plans, recipes, tips, or other suggestions where applicable. We haven’t quite made it to 110 ways… Have any suggestions that aren’t on our list? Contact us

Conference Lodging

Planning to attend our Farm to School Conference from out of town? While there is not a hotel adjacent to the conference site, Asheville has a variety of lodging options to meet your needs. November 1 is still part of Asheville’s fall tourism season and many downtown hotels will have rates to reflect this.  We

Satellite Resource Locations

Are you outside Buncombe County and wish that you could better access our resources? Growing Minds is excited to be able to announce that our “I tried local ___” stickers and recipe cards are now available for pick up at locations in Henderson, Haywood, and Transylvania Counties in North Carolina. One class set (25 stickers and

Farm to School workshop descriptions

Preschool Connecting the youngest students with local food and farms. Gardening with preschoolers Menu planning and procurement for preschool: Sourcing local products for preschool and childcare settings requires a very different approach than procurement for school systems.  With different buying requirements and regulations there are often more options for local purchasing, but small volumes and small

Apply for a Farm to School Month/Food Day planning grant!

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). Hurry! The deadline to apply is March 15.

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