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Resource | Fact Sheets

Farm to Summer Factsheet

This factsheet highlights why summer meals are ripe for local foods and agriculture-based activities. 

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Farm to Preschool: Local Food and Learning in Early Child Care and Education Settings

This fact sheet discusses how farm to school isn’t just for K-12 institutions; an increasing number of early child care and education providers are engaging in farm to preschool activities.

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Gardens in Tribal Communities

Tribal communities are growing gardens of all forms from medicinal gardens and small community gardens to larger food production gardens to school gardens. This fact sheet primarily focuses on tribal school gardens.

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Bringing Tribal Foods and Traditions into Cafeterias, Classrooms, and Gardens

This fact sheet explores how schools and tribes are integrating traditional foods into child nutrition programs.

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Cooperative Extension Supporting Farm to School

This fact sheet will assist Extension professionals in getting involved with farm to school. 

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Research Shows Farm to School Works

This fact sheet, Research Shows Farm to School Works, reviews the USDA 2015 Farm to School Census.

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Office of Community Food Systems Resources

OCFS seeks to increase the availability of local foods in child nutrition programs, promote hands-on learning activities such as gardening, farm visits, and culinary classes, and encourage the integration of food related education into regular, standards-based curriculum to help children make lifelong healthy eating choices. 

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Geographic Preference

This Geographic Preference fact sheet reviews the topic of geographic preference and how it can be used to purchase local foods.

Resource | Webinars/Videos

SNAP E&T Outcome Reporting Requirements Webinar

This webinar highlights some of the clarifications provided through the second round of Q&A’s released in May 2017, such as the suggested report template, national measures and component completion measures.