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October is National Farm to School Month! Join us and thousands of schools, early care and education sites, farms, communities and organizations across the country as we celebrate food education, school gardens and lunch tray’s filled with healthy, local ingredients. Everyone can celebrate! This October, we hope you will take time to get informed, get involved and take action to support farm to school in your community and across the nation. Here are several easy action steps to start planning now. Check back soon for more ideas and suggestion for celebrating Farm to School Month 2018!
Get Inspired: Follow the National Farm to School Network on our blog, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to see inspiring examples of farm to school success and innovation.
Spread the word: Shout out about farm to school and share what you’re doing for National Farm to School Month with the hashtags #farmtoschool and #F2SMonth on social media.
Explore resources: Check out our free resources and national calendar for planning and promoting celebrations in your community, including customizable posters and bookmarks, stickers, activity suggestions and more.
Farm to School Month Resources
Everyone can celebrate National Farm to School Month! The National Farm to School Network has developed resources and activities to promote Farm to School Month in schools, early care and education settings, communities and media outlets.
Throughout October, we share stories and information on our blog about how farm to school is empowering children and their families to make informed food choices and contributing to vibrant communities. Our resource database is home to even more information and includes searchable tags for Farm to School Month as well as topics like farm to early care and education, school gardens and procurement.
Here are a few key resources to help you celebrate:
Farm to School Month is celebrated in communities across the country! Explore the calendar below to learn what's happening in your community. Check back soon - additional events will be added through October. Don't see anything for your state? Click here to connect with your Core Partner to learn about opportunities in your area to get involved.
Farm to School Month Sponsors & Supporters
We are grateful for the support of this year's National Farm to School Month Sponsors and Supporters:
Let's keep farm to school growing!
The National Farm to School Network is strengthening farm to school across the county.
Help us ensure kids have access to healthy, local foods every month!