Educating on Food & Agriculture

Food and agriculture education is a central aspect of robust farm to school programs. Education in farm to school is not prescriptive and can encompass:

Without an educational element, farm to school programs are less able to impact their students’ attitudes, knowledge and behaviors around food. 

The Illinois Farm to School Network provides resources to all Illinois school districts for education in farm to school programs. This website is populated with resources and tools for every aspect of farm to school education. Once you’ve explored this toolkit, check out our Taste Test Toolkit in our flagship program  Illinois Harvest of the Month.