Nutrition, Health & Physical Activity banner

Farm to School Initiatives

Description: From Our Farms curriculum for children 3-8. Promotes consumption of more fruits, vegetables, dairy and understanding of where our foods come from.

Map/schedule

Curriculum/program overview: From Our Farms curriculum for children 3-8. Key educational concepts: All of the food we eat comes from the farm; Eat locally and eat seasonally – some foods grow better in our part of the country than in others; Hands-on activities promote children & families to eat more fruits, vegetables, dairy. Family literacy and school preparedness are added benefits.

Contact person: Donna Mehrle/Lorin Fahrmeier

Evaluation tool: extension.missouri.edu/hes/evaluation/evaluationforms.htm

Sample report: Farm to School Annual Report

Fee information: Grant funded

Program website: mofarmtoschool.missouri.edu