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Hi, We’re AKASA. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides a diversified Wellness Curriculum to low-income communities in Los Angeles utilizing the tools of mindfulness, cooking and gardening to reconnect...

Program AdminAshleigh Parsons
Program Type: Garden Classrooms, Kitchen Classrooms, Academic Classrooms
Edmonds, Washington

Baton Health is a health improvement delivery company providing education services, namely mentoring and coaching classes, seminars and workshops in the field of evidence-based health improvement and well-being in community.  We believe sound research, shared values and...

Program AdminLisa Marquart
Program Type: Farm Based, Support Organization, Business
Whitehall, Michigan

The Real Food SEED (Student Engagement Every Day) project is designed to provide students with authentic learning opportunities connecting them to real food through sensory experiences.  Our programs in the school cafeteria, classroom, school garden, and...

Program AdminLynn DeVlieg
Program Type: Garden Classrooms, Kitchen Classrooms, School Cafeterias, Academic Classrooms
Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Our farm to school program (CLIPPERS Farm to School) in the Portsmouth, NH School District and Nutrition Department has been made possible by the receipt of USDA Planning and Implementation grants. We are currently half way through our Implementation Grant period with a...

Program AdminKate Mitchell
Program Type: Garden Classrooms, School Cafeterias, Academic Classrooms
Atlanta, Georgia

Sagamore Hills Elementary School's S.T.E.M. Garden program was developed to give our students the opportunity to put the knowledge gained in the classroom to work in a real world environment. Having them leave the confines of the traditional classroom and get...

Program AdminTasha Messer
Program Type: Farm Based, Garden Classrooms, Kitchen Classrooms, School Cafeterias, Academic Classrooms, Support Organization, Business
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Community School of Excellence (CSE) is a public charter school that serves approximately 1,000 students in grades K-8. The school embraces and celebrates the Hmong culture through intercultural understanding and respect. CSE partners with Spark-Y (...

Program AdminDr. Bradley Blue
Program Type: Farm Based, Garden Classrooms, Kitchen Classrooms, School Cafeterias, Academic Classrooms, Support Organization
Washington, District Of Columbia

Through funding from the 2014 USDA Farm to School Grant, OSSE created a Harvest of the Month Program to pilot a more intense farm to school involvement in 15 schools across the District. The purpose of this program was to promote regional foods for school meals;...

Program AdminErica Walther
Program Type: Garden Classrooms, School Cafeterias
Chico, California

The following description is a summary of our farm to school plan funded by a 2013 USDA Farm to School Program grant: Funds will help expand existing Farm to School resources and activities from a series of successful but disparate activities into a comprehensive, integrated...

Program AdminBlake Ellis
Program Type: Garden Classrooms, School Cafeterias
Chicago, Illinois

The Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Nutrition Support Services and the Office of Student Health and Wellness supports a Farm to School approach for nutrition education and school gardens. A Farm to School approach can awaken students' natural curiosity and provide...

Program AdminMariah Van Ermen
Program Type: Garden Classrooms, School Cafeterias
Traverse City, Michigan

In 2014, the Groundwork Center celebrated our 10-year anniversary of farm to school programming in northwest Michigan. 

Starting with just a few activities in one school in 2004, our program now spans two Intermediate School Districts serving seven...

Program AdminMeghan McDermott
Program Type: Garden Classrooms, Kitchen Classrooms, School Cafeterias, Academic Classrooms, Support Organization, Business