Farm To School

Farm To School

The State Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs and the Idaho Preferred Program supports Farm to School Programs in the State of Idaho. Farm to School Programs are growing in Idaho, several schools throughout the state participate in this program.

Farm to School Lesson Plan Series

Fresh Ideas for Fresh Vegetables

Growing Farm to School

Food of the Month

Farm to School Manual

Farm At Work

Looking for local foods to serve in your Child Nutrition Program?
Contact Leah Clark at the Department of Agriculture. Leah has an in depth knowledge of farmers and producers throughout Idaho and is a great partner in the Farm to School Program. or 208-332-8684

Idaho Preferred:

Farm to School Training
DateClick below to download archived webinars or Register for webinarsHandouts
Tue, Mar 20, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM MDTFarm To School Webinar Video
Training materials for Teachers, Child Nutrition Directors, Farmers and Early Childhood Educators

Do you want a better understanding of Farm to School and how you can be a part of it? These power point presentations can be reviewed on your own or presented to a group to address farm to school specific to your role. National Farm To School Network Link

Farm to School activities in Idaho include:
  • Healthy Harvest: During the month of September schools celebrate the local food harvest by educating students about Idaho foods, nutrition, and local agriculture, and serve fresh local food in the cafeterias.
  • Healthy Idaho Fundraiser: School fundraiser offering a variety of healthy food items from Idaho
  • Ag in the Classroom: training teachers on Idaho foods and nutrition, providing ideas for incorporating Idaho food, nutrition and agriculture into the school day.
  • Incredible Edible Idaho Monthly Poster Program: Posters provided to school cafeterias and Ag in the Classroom teachers. Each monthly poster features a different food from Idaho.
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