10-06-16 October is National Farm to School Month

october-is-national-farm-to-school-monthOctober is National Farm to School Month

Take One Small Step for Farm to School

October is National Farm to School Month! Join us as and thousands of schools, early care and education sites, farms, communities and organizations across the country as we celebrate food education, school gardens and lunch trays filled with healthy, local ingredients. Everyone can celebrate! This year’s theme, One Small Step, highlights the simple ways that anyone can get informed, get involved and take action to support farm to school in their communities and across the nation. Here are several ways you can get involved:

  • Take the Pledge: Pledge to take one small step for farm to school this October, and you’ll be entered into our sweepstakes to win support for farm to school activities at the school or early care and education site of your choice!
  • Get Inspired: Follow the National Farm to School Network on our blog,Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to see inspiring examples of farm to school success and innovation.
  • Spread the word: Shout out about farm to school and share what you’re doing for National Farm to School Month with the hashtags #farmtoschooland #F2SMonth on social media.
  • Explore resources: Check out our free resources for planning and promoting celebrations in your community, including customizable posters and bookmarks, stickers, activity suggestions and communications tools.

Happy National Farm to School Month!