Start or support the Farm to School Movement in your Community!
Welcome to the the Iowa Valley Regional Farm to School resource site. Farm to School is important for schools, local farmers and communities because it improves children’s health, supports local farmers and encourages lifelong healthy eating habits.
Tools to help your school purchase local food
- Food safety and preparation tips
- Purchasing rules and guidelines
- Map of area schools and farms
- Forms and templates
What is Farm to School?
Farm to School Programs connect farms with school cafeterias and classrooms. These programs can include everything from farm field trips to nutrition education in the school garden to farm-fresh salad bars.
Farm to School Resources
- National Farm to School
- Iowa Farm to School
- USDA Food and Nutrition Service
- Farm to School Chronology
- Reasons to Buy Locally