Recommended Reading

Educational Benefits of a School Garden

UTNE Reader
May 18, 2015

An excerpt from Ripe for Change highlights how the garden enriches learning. 

Big Island a model for farm-to-school efforts

Hawaii Tribune-Herald
May 10, 2015

Hawaii creates strengthens its statewide network and creates an official Farm to School program. (Photo: Hawaii Tribune-Herald) 

House Begins CNR Hearings

The National Farm to School Network
April 16, 2015

A recap of the first congressional hearing in preparation for the 2015 Child Nutrition Act Reauthorization. 

Planting Seeds

NY Daily News
April 27, 2015

Young students in Brooklyn learn to grow and sell food with the Edible Schoolyard NYC. 

Schools becoming the 'last frontier' for hungry kids

USA Today
April 5, 2015

More schools offer after-school meals to children in need. 

The Case for Garden-Based Learning

Huffington Post
April 29, 2015

CitySprouts Executive Director Jane Hirschi discusses school gardens as learning environments. (Photo: CitySprouts

Social Justice for Lunch

WhyHunger
March 31, 2015

Delta Fresh Foods works to transform the food system in the Mississippi Delta region. (Photo: WhyHunger) 

School Lunch: Opting Out is Not an Option

U.S. News & World Report
April 28, 2015

Chef Ann Cooper makes the case for buying school lunch. (Photo: Chef Ann Foundation

Urban farming is booming, but what does it really yield?

ensia
April 27, 2015

The benefits of city-based agriculture go beyond nutrition. (Photo: B. McDonald via Flickr)