News and Events
September Farm to School News
New Dairy Education Resource Hub for classrooms and cafeterias
The Strawberry Banke Virtual Classroom
On this site you will find lesson planning materials, primary documents and interactive exercises for both teachers and students.
The micro purchase threshold for purchases is increasing from $3500 to $10,000. School food service can now buy local foods using micro purchases up to 10k without having to go through a competitive bid process.
New school garden resources for season extension:
1. Basics of Low Tunnels and Season Extension
2. Getting Started with Low Tunnels
3. Growing Winter Crops
NH Harvest of the Month
September is Broccoli and Cauliflower month!
October is National Farm to School Month. How will you celebrate? Find ideas here.
NH School and Youth Garden Network website
New local food guide for CACFP programs.
New NH Farm to School list serv: This is a newly created list serv for the purpose of sharing information and resources as well as a forum to ask questions related to farm to school and school and youth gardens in New Hampshire. To be added to the list serv, contact the owner: NH.email@example.com
New USDA Report on the importance of local foods in school meals.
New Sea to School resources for cafeterias and classrooms!
Sea to School Guide for cafeterias
Sea to School: A Lunch Voyage for classrooms