From the Blog

Grant Writer Position Available

We are looking for a contract grant writer to help us research, apply for and follow through with grant opportunities that can help fund both existing and developing programs for 2017 and 2018. 

We anticipate there will be 15-20 hours of work per week. Below is a list of responsibilities and qualifications:Major Responsibilities:Responsible...

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Programs Internship Opportunity Available

We are looking for a Research and Content Development Intern to support our programs, with a focus on the development of our new School Food Institute. 

We anticipate there will be 15-20 hours of work per week. Below is a list of responsibilities and qualifications:Major Responsibilities:Work...

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What is Farm to School?

Planting gardens, visiting farms, and using locally grown ingredients is just the beginning of what Farm to School (F2S) means. Kids learn about what goes into producing the food that they eat each day and the community benefits from school districts purchasing local produce.

The cornerstone of any Farm to School program is creating procurement relationships with local farmers and producers. For tips on how to get started, check out the Local and Regional Procurement section and our Procurement for Scratch-Cook Operations Webinar. Also be sure to utilize our Farm to School recipes

Supporting Research

School Meal Programs Innovate to Improve Student Nutrition

Studies of schools in three states—Connecticut, Texas, and Washington—show that under the updated USDA nutrition standards, children's eating habits are...Read more

Our Supporters

Thank you to Life Time Foundation for funding the maintenance and upkeep of The Lunch Box and ensuring that all schools have free access. Learn more