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Virginia Farm-to-School Program

Virginia Farm to School Program Coordinator
Leanne DuBois
P.O. Box 1163
Richmond VA 23218
Phone: 804.225.3663 or

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The Virginia Farm to School program is an effort to increase the amount of fresh and nutritious Virginia Grown products offered in schools and to promote opportunities for schools and local farmers to work together.

Program Tools
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News and Events

Getting Started Farm to School 101

Farm to School Produce Availability Chart

Communication Toolkit

Farm to School Tips, Tools and Guidelines

How to Apply a Geographic Preference

Educational Materials – posters, recipes, activity sheets, coloring books, quizzes and logos
Agriculture Map of Virginia
Activities for Home and Classroom
Farmer Ben Fun Farm Activities
Virginia Grown Apple Poster
Virginia Farm to School Cootie Catcher
Virginia Grown Produce Poster
Virginia Grown Coloring Book
Virginia Farm to School Marketing Order Form
Virginia Grown and Farm to School Logos
Pick the Good Stuff Virginia Poster
Pick of the Season – Butternut Squash sheet

Eat Smart-Farm Fresh! – A Guide to Buying and Serving Locally-Grown Produce in School Meals.

The Lunch Box The Lunch Box is a web-based portal that enables all schools and school districts to make a healthy difference for all children in America by providing relevant information and the pragmatic tools necessary to make good food available for all kids.

School Gardens
National Gardening Association 
School Gardening Weekly - Instructional activities for school gardens 
School Garden Wizard

National Farm to School Network The portal for farm to school information in the U.S, with features including an e-newsletter, and access to information about new programs, upcoming events, news and funding opportunities.

Nationwide Census on Farm to School Activities Shows Promising Results
Good news, healthy habits are taking root all across the country.  Check out the Farm to School census results showing a commitment to healthy eating nationwide.

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