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School Meals Hub

by Hunger Free Vermont | 1-Apr-2015

The School Meals Hub is designed to provide information and resources about school nutrition for food service professionals, administrators, parents, and community members. Check out the the Farm to School section, where Farm to School is highlighted as a strategy for making school food system change.

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Farm-to-Institution

by Mission Mountain Food Enterprise Center | 31-Mar-2015

Mission Mountain Food Enterprise Center's (MMFEC) Farm-to-Institution program connects schools, colleges, hospitals and other food service establishments to Montana producers and processors to expand market opportunities for Montana businesses. This website offers many resources, including a video, snack sheets, marketing materials, and more.

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New York Farm to School Program

by New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets | 31-Mar-2015

The New York State Farm to School Program was created to connect schools with local farms and food producers to strengthen local agriculture, improve student health, and promote regional food systems awareness. This website offers news and events, resources, and more.

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Pride of New York

by New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets' | 31-Mar-2015

Pride of New York is supported by a dynamic and extensive database of more than 3,000 farms and food businesses. It offers consumers, buyers and tourists of various interests a quick and easy way to identify, search and learn more about the local farm and food products produced in New York, as well as related events offered to the public.

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Chef Ann Foundation

by Chef Ann Foundation | 13-Mar-2015

Chef Ann Foundation is a non-profit organization that helps schools transition from serving unhealthy processed foods, to scratch cooking with fresh produce and wholesome ingredients. They carry out that vision by actively supporting school districts nationwide through grant programs and by providing tried and tested tools for school food change.

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The Lunch Box: Tools for School Food Change

by Chef Ann Foundation | 13-Mar-2015

The Lunch Box is an online resource dedicated to supporting school districts transitioning their food programs from processed foods to scratch cooking with fresh ingredients. It contains recipes, menu-planning, salad bar, procurement, and human resources tools, as well as case studies, training videos, blogs, and more on school food programs.

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Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets: Farm to Institution

by Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets | 10-Mar-2015

Vermont is a leader in Farm to Institution efforts, initiated by our guidance in the Farm to School movement. What began as connecting students to local food in the cafeteria, classroom and their community has evolved to include other institutions like hospitals, health care facilities, colleges, universities, and correctional facilities.

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Using Food Hubs to Create Sustainable FTS programs

by Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets; USDA; The Vermont Community Foundation | 10-Mar-2015

This resource highlights key roles that food hubs can play in the development and maintenance of successful farm to school programs. This resource, funded through a USDA Farm to School Grant, offers four case study examples designed to help guide both food hubs and farm to school (FTS) programs strengthen partnerships, increase local food procurement, and engage students and community members in farm to school.

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WEBINAR ARCHIVE: Making change: How you can support farm to school policy this spring

by National Farm to School Network | 10-Mar-2015

MARCH 10, 2015
Although the Child Nutrition Act (known as CNR) isn't set to expire until September 30, the action in D.C. is happening now, and we need your help. Learn how farm to school legislation is progressing as part of CNR and what you can do to help make sure farm to school gets the support it needs from Congress! Actions that anyone can take to join the effort and become an effective advocate for farm to school will be discussed.

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First Nations Development Institute Knowledge Center: Native American Foods & Health

by First Nations Development Institute | 20-Feb-2015

First Nations Development Institute is an American Indian institute that helps strengthen and revitalize the economies of Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities. First Nations Development Institute provides publications on a range of topics, including food system fact sheets, food sovereignty assessments, food safety, and more.

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