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Farm to School Month
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The Kansas State Department of Education in partnership with Kansas Department of Agriculture, Kansas Agri-Tourism, Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom and Kansas Rural Center have joined together to celebrate the connections between local food and schools!
Share information about Farm to School Month with the school and community through local media or your school's website.
Offer Kansas Grown Produce in your Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program, After School Care Snack Program, or classroom tastings held during the month of October.
Utilize Ag in the Classroom Nutrition Education Lesson Plans.
Fun Nutrition Activities may also be found in the Team Nutrition Family Fun, Food & Fitness Event Planning Guide.
Share Success Stories through pictures and other documentation of events and activities during this month to be used for future promotions.
National School Lunch Week and Farm to Preschool Week
Use the following resources featuring Kansas Products.
National School Lunch Week Menu
National School Lunch Week Menu Planning Tool for NSLP - Includes menus, menu planning tools and production records
Farm to Preschool Week - CACFP Menu
Farm to Preschool Week Menu Planning Tool for CACFP - Includes food production records for four different age groups
Recipe Booklet for National School Lunch Week and Farm to Preschool Week