We encourage you to reference The National Farm to School Network’s (NFSN) comprehensive farm to school database and the US Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Services (USDA FNS) Office of Community Food Systems’ resource list as well.
This program, developed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and Project PA (Penn State University), promotes a local agricultural product each month.
Penn State PRO Wellness puts together resources on an annual basis to help schools celebrate apples in the fall and greens in the spring.
This chart from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is a visual guide to which products are in season when.
This buyer grower map has information about which schools in Pennsylvania are planning on or are currently purchasing local products and which farmers and suppliers are interested in or currently selling products to schools.
These fact sheets provide background information on farm to school and related systems.
Project PA has been supporting farm to school and creating resources for school food service personnel for more than a decade.
This report outlines emerging strategies to support farm to ECE in Pennsylvania.
The Food Trust’s multicultural collection of farm to ECE books highlights children’s books that feature characters from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, many of which are authored by writers of color.
ECE sites participating in farm to ECE activities receive a bonus point in the Keystone STARS system. Learn more through this tip sheet from the Pennsylvania Key.
This assessment includes a Farm to ECE module
Contact your local county extension office for gardening information and support.
SNAP-Ed provides nutrition education and policy, systems, and environmental change across PA, including farm to school. Find a provider near you.