Iowa Farm to School

The Iowa Farm to School program is coordinated by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship in partnership with the Iowa Department of Education and a seven-member Farm to School Council.

IA F2S logoFarm to School initiatives include:

  • Iowa Farm to School Chapter Initiative. Each chapter develops and implements a plan to uphold the objectives and mission of the Farm to School program. Activities may include; locally grown food procurement, school gardens, field trips to local farms, purchase of kitchen equipment, food fairs and other educational activities.
  • “A is for Apple” fosters local apple purchase, and educational hands-on activities in the classroom.
  • “Wrap Your Own – Iowan Grown” promotes the purchase of locally-grown vegetables and products to create wraps. Funding and materials are available to support this initiative.

For additional information about Iowa Farm to School contact:

Tammy Stotts at 515-281-7657 or Tammy.Stotts@IowaAgriculture.gov

Iowa projects relating to Farm to School and School Meals