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Racial and Social Equity Assessment Tool for Farm to School Programs and Policy

by National Farm to School Network | 16-Apr-2019

This resource is intended to help advance National Farm to School Network’s racial and social equity priority by increasing our understanding of the work in the context of structural, institutional, and interpersonal racism. This tool is designed to be utilized by our national staff, Core and Supporting Partners, Advisory Board, and farm to school stakeholders.

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State Farm to School Policy Handbook

by National Farm to School Network and Center for Agriculture and Food Systems | 15-Apr-2019

The State Farm to School Policy Handbook: 2002-2018 summarizes and analyzes farm to school bills and resolutions introduced between January 1, 2002, and December 31, 2018, from the 50 states, DC, and the U.S. territories. It also include analysis of state legislative trends, summaries of proposed bills, case studies, and additional resources for advocates.

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Organics in Farm to School

by National Farm to School Network | 4-Apr-2019

Schools across the country are applying organic principles to the three core elements of farm to school - local food procurement, schools gardens, and food and agriculture education. This fact sheet shares keys to success for integrating organics in farm to school practices and highlights three case studies of school districts finding success with organic practices.

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Webinar Series: Resource Roundup

by National Farm to School Network | 13-Mar-2019

This quarterly NFSN webinar series provides a brief highlight of a new or innovate farm to school or farm to early care and education resource. Webinars will take place the third Wednesday of February, May, August and November from 3-4 PM ET. Registration & recordings available here.

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Evaluating the Economic Impacts of Farm to School Procurement

by Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems and Community Development; Libby Christensen, Becca B.R. Jablonski, Lacy Stephens, Anupama Joshi | 31-Dec-2018

This paper presents a framework for evaluating the economic impacts of farm-to-school programs, adapting the USDA’s “Local Food Economics Toolkit” for this specific context. The approach combines primary and secondary data to customize an input-output model, reflecting the complex supply chains that link producers and schools.

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2018 National Farm to Early Care and Education Survey

by National Farm to School Network & MSU Center for Regional Food Systems | 13-Nov-2018

In 2018, the National Farm to School Network and Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems surveyed early care and education providers across the country to better understand current initiatives, motivations and challenges in applying farm to school activities in early care and education settings.

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Compras Locales Para Los Proveedores de Cuidado Familiares

by National Farm to School Network | 31-Oct-2018

Hay muchos tipos diferentes de actividades para proyectos de la finca a la educación temprana. Una opción es servir alimentos locales, como frutas, verduras, proteínas, lácteos y granos, en comidas y refrigerios. Aquí hay algunas ideas para ayudar a que el servicio de alimentos locales en su hogar sea un éxito. [Resource in Spanish]

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