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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!

January 23, 2023

Farm to Tray: How Students in a NC County are Growing Food for School Lunches

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In this district, students plant, grow, and harvest the fresh fruits and vegetables that become school meals.

January 12, 2023

School Meals for All NC Campaign

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The North Carolina Alliance for Health, the Center for Black Health & Equity, the Carolina Hunger Initiative, and ABC2 have partnered together to tackle School Meals for All in North Carolina. 

January 3, 2023

The Farm to School Coalition of NC 2019-2021 Report!

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We are excited to share our 2019-2021 report with you all! This report highlights some amazing success stories across our state that have provided a beacon of hope. 

November 15, 2022

EdNC Article: Craven County Students Test Locally Sourced, Healthy School Meals

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October was Farm to School month across the country. Craven County district and school officials sourced local foods and helped students to develop and test recipes that are healthy and palatable for school meals.

November 14, 2022

Engaging Students in Orange County for #NCFarmtoSummer

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The NCDPI, Office of School Nutrition in conjunction with the Farm to School Coalition of North Carolina is highlighting the Orange County School Nutrition Program for their activity in the 2022 #NCFarmtoSummer Challenge.

November 10, 2022

DINE with Durham #NCFarmtoSummer Activities

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The NCDPI, Office of School Nutrition in conjunction with the Farm to School Coalition of North Carolina is highlighting success stories from the 2022 #NCFarmtoSummer Challenge. 

November 7, 2022

Serving Up Local Beef in Buncombe County for #NCFarmtoSummer

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The NCDPI, Office of School Nutrition in conjunction with the Farm to School Coalition of North Carolina is highlighting success stories from Buncombe County Schools!

November 4, 2022

USDA Signs Cooperative Agreements with North Carolina to Promote Economic Opportunities for Farmers and Producers, Expand Local Foods in School Meals

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U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs Mae Wu was joined by North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services Chief Deputy Commissioner David Smith in Durham, N.C., to announce the signing of cooperative agreements between USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service and state under the Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement Program and the Local Food for Schools Cooperative Agreement Program.