Farm to School
Farm to School programs promote the health and well-being of children, families, farms and the environment by increasing access to locally grown and processed food in schools. Our Harvest of the Month Program, which began in 2007 and our Local Flavors Program help connect students to Oregon agriculture.
Food, Farm and Garden Lessons
Farm Field Trips
Sauvie Island- the Sauvie Island Center increases food, farm and environmental literacy in the community by providing hands-on educational field trips for elementary school children
Zenger Farm- the Youth Education program at Zenger Farm brings local K-12 youth to the farm to get their hands dirty and learn where their food comes from.
Local Farm to School Resources
- Baker Meets Farmer
- Healthy Habits Take Root Video
- PPS joins 6 other districts to leverage purchasing power to provide students with sustainable food options
- Regionally Grown Grains and Pulses in School Meals