- Arkansas Department of Agriculture
- Arkansas Department of Education Child Nutrition Unit
- Arkansas Department of Human Services
- University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service
Many Arkansas school, growers, state agencies, nonprofits, research and educational organizations are working to provide students of all ages with nutrition education, hands-on learning opportunities, and locally grown Arkansas products through farm to school programs. Popular farm to school products in Arkansas include sweet potatoes, watermelon, apples, strawberries, lettuces and more. Schools make purchases directly from farmers and farmers’ markets, as well as through distributors and processors. There is great potential for growth in this area, with agriculture being the largest industry in the state. Explore this page to learn more!