Partners for Change

The Edible Schoolyard Network's Partners for Change maps highlight individual programs' associations with national organizations that support their work. Learn how to add a Partners for Change badge to your program's profile.  















The USDA Farm to School Program

See the USDA Farm to School Program MapThrough grants and technical assistance, the USDA Farm to School Program assists in implementing programming to improve access to local foods in eligible schools. To date, the USDA program has distributed $9.8 million, supporting 139 projects in 46 states & D.C., reaching approximately 7,500 schools and 2.6 million students.

National Farm to School Network 

See the NFSN MapThe National Farm to School Network supports the work of local Farm to School programs all over the country by providing free training and technical assistance, information services, networking, and support for policy, media and marketing activities.


See the FoodCorps Map. FoodCorps is a nationwide team of leaders that connects kids to real food and helps them grow up healthy by placing motivated leaders in limited-resource communities for a year of public service. FoodCorps service members serve in 250 schools in 12 states around the country.

Whole Kids Foundation

See the WKF MapWhole Kids Foundation aims to improve children’s health and wellness through nutrition. Our Garden Grant program supports schools in their gardening efforts and cultivates an appreciation for food from seed to plate. Every seed planted sprouts a new opportunity for kids to develop healthy eating habits!

Slow Food 

See the Slow Food Map. Slow Food develops projects, events and activities all around the world at community, regional and global levels. It has adopted innovative approaches to defend food biodiversity, develop worldwide food networks, teach food and taste education, and connect producers and consumers.

Farm-Based Education Network 

See the FBEN Mapfree member network established to strengthen and support the work of educators, farmers, and community leaders providing access and experiences of all kinds on productive working farms. Farm-based education promotes land stewardship, the value of meaningful work, and supports the local food systems that sustain us.

The Edible Schoolyard Academy 

See the ESY Academy Map. The Edible Schoolyard Academy trains educators to create powerful and sustainable edible education programs in their schools and communities.