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School Gardening in the early 1900s through today: Farm to School

Primary source materials and information about gardening within K-12 schools in the early 20th century through today. Now a part of the AgNIC network!



Farm to school is a broad term used to describe efforts to link schools with local agriculture. These efforts are diverse and can include a range of activities such as harvest festivals, field trips to farms, school gardens, farm-raisers (fundraising with local products), educational visits from farmers, and offering locally grown foods in the cafeteria.


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