Farm to School Month
October is National Farm to School Month, a time to celebrate connections all over the country between schools and local food. Whether you are a foodservice professional, a farmer, a teacher, or a food-loving family, you can celebrate and get involved.
Get ready and join the celebration
Farm to School Month is right around the corner. Get the resources you need for a successful celebration. Check out the Farm to School Month opportunities below and decide what works for you and your community.
Sign up and be counted
Why register? We want to track the impact of MN Thursdays and the Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch across Minnesota and want to amplify the message that schools, early care and education sites, hospitals, and other organizations care about supporting Minnesota agriculture, farmers and farmworkers.
Celebrate October Minnesota Thursday! Join school districts across Minnesota in serving a healthy, locally sourced lunch tray on Thursday, October 3, 2019. Celebrate the power of procurement as Minnesota kicks off National Farm to School Month!
Participate in the 6th annual Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch at noon on Thursday, October 10. Register by September 30 and you will receive FREE Crunch stickers.
Register your crunch now!
- Register for the Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch.
- Download a Crunch Guide to help you plan, carry out, and share your celebratory crunch (updated 2019 guides coming soon):