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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Local Food Directory for Schools in Northwest WA!

Directory-Booklet-IconThis brand new resource is designed for school food service and farm-to-school programs in Whatcom, Skagit, and Island Counties. It provides detailed information about farms that sell food to schools in each of the three counties. The Directory is a companion to the Northwest Regional Farm-to-School Guide, and both documents include additional resources for schools seeking to access regionally-grown produce.

Click here to browse the online version or download a printable PDF version.

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