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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homepage-HarvestCalendar2015-v2Now Presenting the Brand New
2015-17 Harvest of the Month Calendar

Look for these items that grow locally to be featured in Whatcom County school lunches.
We also encourage food businesses and educators to highlight the Harvest of Month items. New education and outreach materials coming soon…



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Here’s a great idea of what to do with those delicious summer strawberries (or blueberries) — Fruit Leather!

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