In the Farm to School field, it seems like new resources are constantly whizzing by.
A new report here, a resource guide there, sample policy language abounds–it can be hard to keep up with the constant flow of information!
Today, we’re highlighting 5 useful resources you may not have seen and that we think you’ll enjoy. Have any others to add? Submit a comment below or send an email to us at email@example.com!
Our guest blogger today is Ally Lemmer, a FoodCorps Service Member who serves with both Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) and Life Lab in the Central Coast region. Read on to hear about Ally’s work with the Harvest of the Month program and how FoodCorps plays a role in boosting that program’s impact in the South Bay and Central Coast! To learn more about FoodCorps in California, visit our page on the FoodCorps website.
Depending on your region and school district, farm to school programs often take many different faces. From sourcing local produce from a nearby farm or harvesting some carrots and beets in your own school garden, there are endless of ways of how a farm to school program can be implemented in your own school district or community. For my service, the role I play in building up farm to school is through Harvest of the Month programming (HOTM).