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A primary goal of the Farm to School Coalition of North Carolina is to weave together an understanding of what great stories and ideas are happening across the state. Check back often to read the latest farm to school news and to submit your own story!

March 1, 2024

Alison Francis - Director of Nutrition at Haywood County Schools

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Alison Francis is the Director of Nutrition of Haywood County Schools, and has worked with ASAP for many years to source from local farms.

February 26, 2024

“I Tried Local…” A Toolkit for Engaging Kids with Local Food and Farms

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Growing Minds' "I Tried Local..." curriculum is designed for use in ECE through second-grade classrooms. The Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project's Growing Minds program is a member of the Farm to School Coalition of NC's Steering Committee. 

February 8, 2024

Extension Grows School Gardens Through New Online Course

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Register today for NC State Cooperative Extension's new school garden course!

February 1, 2024

2024 Farm to School Coalition of NC Listening Sessions

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Make Your Voice Heard - Participate in the Farm to School Coalition of NC Listening Sessions

October 26, 2023

Participate in the 2023 Farm to School Census!

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Learn more about how to participate in the 2023 USDA Farm to School Census!

October 2, 2023

Happy National Farm to School Month!

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Celebrate National Farm to School Month this October! 

August 23, 2023

New Teens Talk Wellness Episodes!

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Check out our new Teens Talk Wellness episodes! You can listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and Soundcloud.

July 17, 2023

Celebrate NC Farm to Summer!

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Celebrate NC Farm to Summer! North Carolina Farm to Summer is an extension of the Farm to School initiative encouraging NC Summer Nutrition Programs to incorporate local foods in their summer meals and offer engaging activities around agriculture and nutrition education.