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Exposure to multiple components of a garden-based intervention for middle school students increases fruit and vegetable consumption

by Evans A., Ranjit N., Rutledge R., Medina J., Jennings R., Smiley A., Stigler M., Hoelscher D. | 13-Sep-2012

This study 1) measured the effects of different levels of exposure to a multiple-component garden-based intervention on middle school students' fruit and vegetable (F&V) consumption and related variables and (2) determined the separate effects of each of the intervention components on F&V consumption.

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A Growing Movement: A Decade of Farm to School in California

by Anupama Joshi, Moira Beery | 17-Aug-2012

A Growing Movement: A Decade of Farm to School in California is a brand new resource from the California Farm to School Program at the Center for Food & Justice. The farm to school movement began in California more than 10 years ago. This report tells the story of work undertaken by farm to school proponents in California and chronicles the emergence of the program, and the impacts it has had on students, farmers, and communities around the state.

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Causal pathways linking Farm to School to childhood obesity prevention

by Joshi A., Ratcliffe M.M. | 8-Aug-2012

The purpose of this article is to outline a framework for facilitating an evidence base for Farm to School programs and policies through a systematic and coordinated approach. Employing the concepts of causal pathways, the authors introduce a proposed framework for organizing and systematically testing out multiple hypotheses (or potential causal links) for how, why, and under what conditions Farm to School Inputs and Activities may result in what Outputs, Effects, and Impacts.

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A sample theory-based logic model to improve program development, implementation, and sustainability of Farm to School programs.

by Ratcliffe M. | 8-Aug-2012

This article presents a sample theory-based logic model for Farm to School programs. The presented logic model is informed by the polytheoretical model for food and garden-based education in school settings (PMFGBE). The logic model has been applied to multiple settings, including Farm to School program development and evaluation in urban and rural school districts.

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D.C. Farm to School Directory

by dcgreens | 1-Mar-2012

This directory provides the basic information to help farms and schools develop economic relationships that work for both sides, and to create educational opportunities for students. It includes information about regional growers interested in selling to schools and about schools that have expressed interest in purchasing local products. The information collected for this Directory was collected during the spring and summer of 2011.

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What's On Your Plate?

by Aubin Pictures | 28-Feb-2012

What's on your plate? is a witty and provocative documentary produced and directed by award-winning Catherine Gund about kids and food politics. Filmed over the course of one year, the film follows two eleven-year-old multi-racial city kids as they explore their place in the food chain.

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