“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 >>

Farm to school is at the intersection of several sectors — health and nutrition, agriculture, education and more. Information about some of the basic systems that affect farm to school participation can sometimes be multi-layered and complex. The Pennsylvania Farm to School Network seeks to create resources that foster an understanding of these systems and ways farm…Read More >>