Applications are not being accepted for the Jersey Fresh Farm to School Farmer Recognition Award. Click here to learn more about the program and apply. One farmer will be named Best in State during Jersey Fresh Farm to School Week in September.
The New Jersey Department of Agriculture is awarding $10,000 in competitive mini grants to nine schools to develop Farm to School activities in New Jersey schools. Click here for the full article.
Jersey Fresh Farm to School Week 2018 runs from September 24-28, 2018.
Jersey Fresh Farm to School Week was designated as the last week of each September by law. During this celebration, the New Jersey Department of Agriculture showcases schools that connect with New Jersey farmers to purchase local produce for school meals and to increase student consumption of healthy produce through school garden, agriculture and nutrition education.
Click here for Farm to School Templates, Resources and Ideas.
October is National Farm to School Month across our nation. The month was set aside by Congress to celebrate the connections between children and local food. Click here to find out more.