F2S Programs in the Northwest Region

F2S Programs in the Northwest Region

Get connected with others in your region to share resources and keep building the network of support!

Island County

  • Picture6Coupeville Farm to School connects Coupeville School District students to the local food system through school garden programs at both the elementary and secondary schools. 
    Contact:  coupevillefarm2school@gmail.com
  • South Whidbey School Farm and Gardens offers integrated garden-based curriculum for grades K-7. In addition to the learning and eating that happen in the school gardens, the food students grow is served in all the district’s cafeterias, which are managed by Chartwells. 
    Contact: schoolgardenswhidbey@gmail.com
  • Grow Whidbey – A collaborative apprenticeship program that trains young adults interested in sustainable agriculture and garden-based education. Apprentices work in several sites including the School Farm and Gardens.

San Juan County

Skagit County

  • Picture8Concrete School District Farm to School Program offers Harvest of the Month, taste tests, field trips to Upper Skagit farms and the community garden, and garden/cooking-based classroom activities.
    Contact:  concretefarmtoschool@gmail.com
  • La Conner School District’s Food Services Program supports a comprehensive and long-running Farm to Table effort.  La Conner students enjoy seasonal, local foods in school meals throughout the year including beef from cows that are pasture-raised and processed locally. 
    Contact: lcschoolgarden@gmail.com
  • Sedro Woolley Farm to School is a newly emerging program that has begun doing Harvest of the Month activities, supporting schools with Smarter Lunchrooms assessments and technical assistance, and providing nutrition resources.
  • Viva Farms Farm to School Program collaborates with WSDA to provide technical assistance to Skagit County School Districts and local farmers to develop procurement relationships. Viva Farms facilitates trainings, farm tours, and farmer-school district events to foster connections between local schools and farms.  
    Contact:  amber@vivafarms.org

Whatcom County

  • F2S logo 2010-08-31 09-13-08The Whatcom Farm to School Support Team works with the eight public school districts in Whatcom County to increase their capacity to serve fresh, whole, and local food in school meals, and integrate food education. Whatcom F2S coordinates a county-wide Harvest of the Month program in which a fruit or vegetable that is in season locally is featured on school lunch menus each month.
    Contact:  info@whatcomfarmtoschool.org
  • Picture10 Common Threads Farm connects kids to healthy food through seed to table education. Food educators work with schools to design, develop and maintain learning gardens on school grounds, and facilitate hands-on gardening and cooking lessons aligned with classroom learning.
    Contact: info@commonthreadsfarm.org

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