N303 CoverIn Missouri, Farm to School (F2S) is a voluntary program with three core elements: (1) school procurement of fresh foods from local farmers; (2) education in food, agriculture, health, and nutrition; and (3) edible school gardens with hands-on learning activities.

This publication outlines the benefits of participating in F2S and provides resources for people who are interested in getting involved.

For more information, visit the Missouri Farm to School website.

Topics include:

  • Farm to School background
  • Benefits of school gardens
  • Hands-on learning
  • Opportunities for Missouri schools
  • Getting organized
  • Gardening resources
  • Pre-K educational lessons, handouts and activities


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