Why utilize Farm to School over the summer?

Linking summer feeding, activities and garden programs to Farm to School creates an opportunity to involve children of all ages in food education. Farm to School activities enhance summertime meals and provides an opportunity for kids to learn, taste and grow healthy foods all summer long!

Check out our toolkit for Farm to Summer and discover fun activities, education and new ways to serve healthy, local and fresh foods.

Check out these farm to summer resources to get you started:

Farm to Summer Feeding, IFSN

Resource for learning about what summer feeding program are and how to get involved.

[Presentation] Farm to Summer, IFSN

A presentation from the Illinois Farm to School Network on incorporating local foods and nutrition in summer feeding.

Farm to Summer, USDA

Resources for summer feeding programs with fact sheets, webinars, procurement information, activities and more from the USDA.

[Webinar] Farm to Summer Feeding, NFSN

A webinar on summer feeding from the National Farm to School Network.

Case Studies, California Institute for Local Government

Case studies on different programs utilizing summer feeding programs and summer gardens.