October is National Farm to School Month! Join us as and thousands of schools, early care and education sites, farms, communities and organizations across the country as we celebrate food education, school gardens and lunch trays filled with healthy, local ingredients. Everyone can celebrate! This year’s theme, One Small Step, highlights the simple ways that anyone can get informed, get involved and take action to support farm to school in their communities and across the nation. Here are several ways you can get involved:
Take the Pledge: Pledge to take one small step for farm to school this October, and you’ll be entered into our sweepstakes to win support for farm to school activities at the school or early care and education site of your choice!
Get Inspired: Follow the National Farm to School Network on our blog, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to see inspiring examples of farm to school success and innovation. Spread the word: Shout out about farm to school and share what you’re doing for National Farm to School Month with the hashtags #farmtoschool and #F2SMonth on social media.
Explore resources: Check out our free resources for planning and promoting celebrations in your community, including customizable posters and bookmarks, stickers, activity suggestions and communications tools.
The 2016 National Farm to School Month theme, One Small Step, highlights the simple ways anyone can take small steps to get informed, get involved and take action to advance farm to school in their own communities and across the country.
During October, take the One Small Step Pledge and you'll be entered to win support for farm to school activities at the school or early care and education site of your choice! Everyone who signs the pledge will receive weekly emails throughout October with suggestions of small steps you can take to advance farm to school in your community and nationally.
Everyone can celebrate National Farm to School Month! The National Farm to School Network has developed resources and activities to promote Farm to School Month in schools, early care and education settings, communities and media outlets.
Throughout October, we’ll be sharing stories and information on our blog about how farm to school is empowering children and their families to make informed food choices and contributing to vibrant communities. Our resource database is home to even more information and includes searchable tags for Farm to School Month as well as topics like farm to early care and education, school gardens and procurement.
Happy National Farm to School Month!
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