Across the nation there are over 40,000 schools with farm-to-school programs bringing more fresh, healthy, and locally produced foods into their cafeterias, including approximately 1200 schools in Washington state and all of the public schools in Whatcom County!

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Healthy eating has a profound impact on a child’s ability to learn, and creates positive attitudes and behaviors. So what makes a meal healthy and …

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There is growing interest in connecting fresh and local foods with school lunch programs.  With childhood obesity, diabetes, and other nutrition-related diseases on the rise, …

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Northwest Regional Farm-to-School Guide!

This brand new resource will give you the tools for bringing more healthy meals and food education to children in our community.  The Guide focuses on Whatcom, Skagit, San Juan, and Island Counties, but has useful information for any farm-to-school program.

Click here to browse the F2S Guide online, and for printable pdf.


Celebrate International Year of Pulses!

Dry Beans are the April Harvest of the Month item – and did you know they are a special type of food called a “pulse?” Yes! There are hundreds of kinds of pulses, including chickpeas, beans, and dried peas. They are super nutritious, and one of the most important foods on the planet.

Click here for Bean Harvest of the Month resources, and here for a great infographic.


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