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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You Can Get Involved in the Farm-to-School movement in Whatcom County!

whatcom-farm-to-school-movementIf you are a parent, community member, school staff or student, there is a way for you to get involved in activities to increase healthy, local food in Whatcom County schools.

Some ways to start:

  • Participate in Harvest of the Month day at your school.
  • Grow and cook food together.
  • Encourage your children to be curious and adventurous eaters.
  • Contribute your time, talents, dollars and encouragement.

Click here to learn more about the opportunities.

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What we feed our kids matters — Whatcom F2S & community partners support healthy eating.

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