• The goal of Harvest of the Month is to encourage healthy food choices by increasing students’ exposure to seasonal, locally-grown foods while also supporting local farmers and building excitement about school lunches.

  • We provide individual and group training to farmers, food service professionals, and others to increase the use of locally grown foods in schools and other institutions.

  • Providing learning opportunities and improving communication between farm to school practitioners around the state.

  • The Worcester Kindergarten Initiative is a holistic farm to school program that teaches kindergarteners about local food and healthy eating.

  • We work to promote a vibrant regional food system through close collaboration with the National Farm to School Network and its Northeast Regional Steering Committee, as well as Farm to Institution New England.

  • Connecting Farms to Cafeterias, Classrooms, and Communities

We increase access to healthy, locally-grown food in schools and other institutions.  Locally-grown is good, for our children, our farms, and our communities.

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