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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!

May 1, 2024

Strawberries - May Harvest of the Month

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Each month in 2024, the Farm to School Coalition of NC will highlight a fruit or vegetable of the month. This month, we are highlighting Strawberries!

April 4, 2024

Kale - April Harvest of the Month

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Each month in 2024, the Farm to School Coalition of NC will be highlighting a fruit or vegetable of the month. This month, we are highlighting Kale!

March 21, 2024

Congratulations to Northern High (Durham Public Schools) - 2024 NC Jr. Chef Competition Winners!

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Three high school teams competed as finalists in the annual North Carolina Jr. Chef Competition to create unique school lunch entrée recipes - and this week one was crowned the winner. 

March 7, 2024

SweetPotatoes - March Harvest of the Month

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Each month in 2024, the Farm to School Coalition of NC will be highlighting a fruit or vegetable of the month. This month, we are celebrating North Carolina’s official state vegetable: the sweetpotato! Sweetpotatoes are rich in beta-carotene and vitamin C, which help strengthen our immune system.

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