Written collaboratively by SDSU Extension, Dakota Rural Action, South Dakota Department of Education and United States Department of Agriculture Food & Nutrition Service
Inside the Guide
This guide, useful for both beginning and growing farm to school programs, includes eight chapters covering a breadth of farm to school applications. Readers may find the entire guide to be helpful, or prefer to focus on individual chapters.
- Getting to Know Farm to School
- Building Your Farm to School Team
- School Purchasing Guide and Menu Planning
- Producer Farm to School Guide
- Use of Traditional Foods in Farm to School
- Local Foods Education
- School or Youth Gardens
- Additional Resources
Second Edition Updates
This second edition guide contains updates and additions to the first version, published in 2019. Key differences include new chapters: “Use of Traditional Foods in Farm to School,” “Local foods Education,” and “School Gardens.” This version includes new highlights and educational graphics, and updated resources and guidance.