The Pennsylvania Farm to School Network is proud to join states like Vermont, Massachusetts and Mississippi in offering a unique learning and action planning opportunity for school, district and ECE teams interested in strengthening their farm to school activities. The Pennsylvania Farm to School Institute will bring teams together at Fox Chase Farm on Monday, June 27 for a full-day farm to school retreat….Read More >>

“When you get the opportunity to do something like this, it’s so special,” says Sandra Snyder, Director of Foundation Relations and Special Events with the Diocese of Scranton. Sandra is a Pennsylvania Farm to School Program grantee whose work is highlighted in a new resource from The Food Trust, The Pennsylvania Farm to School Grant Program:…Read More >>

Farm to school has three primary pillars: school gardens for hands-on learning, nutrition and agriculture education in the classroom or cafeteria, and procurement. The first two often serve as more recognized features of farm to school — detailed lesson plans, photos of smiling students and sunny gardens, and posters of tomatoes wearing sunglasses all help to convey…Read More >>