The Farm to School team has cultivated resources, trainings, and technical assistance to help your program grow.
The Dirt is USDA’s Farm to School program monthly e-Letter with updates, webinar info, relevant news, and field notes.
Seeding Success is a series of webinars produced by the USDA Farm to School program that provide technical assistance that supports Farm to School grantees.
This factsheet explains how USDA Foods support the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the school meal pattern requirements to make it easier for schools to prepare healthy meals using local foods.
This factsheet reviews best practices for producers to learn about how to sell local food to schools.
The Farm to Child Nutrition Planning Guide directs you through questions to consider when starting or growing a farm to school, farm to child care, or farm to summer program. This planning guide should be used as a supplemental tool to the Farm to School Planning Toolkit.
Find resources to implement, sustain and maintain your farm to school program.
This pre-recorded webinar features USDA Farm to School Program staff, who summarize grantee reporting requirements and review the processes for submitting no-cost extensions, as well as project and budget amendments.
Factsheets are available under the following topics: Farm to School Grant Program, Farm to School Program Resources, Local Food Resources, School Gardens, Farm to School in Tribal Communities, Food Safety, Producers, Farm to Preschool. Farm to Summer, State Agencies and Cooperative Extensions, En Español.
This fact sheet presents effective strategies for supporting community food systems.