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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 17, 2022

The Farm to School Coalition of NC Working Groups

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The Farm to School Coalition of NC is excited to announce our brand new Working Groups!

February 28, 2022

Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Q&A

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We are excited to share our Q&A with Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, a non-partisan, 501c3 non-profit organization and a member of the Feeding America National Network of Food Banks. Inter-Faith Food Shuttle feeds their neighbors, teaches self-sufficiency, grows healthy food, and cultivates innovative approaches to end hunger. 

February 22, 2022

North Carolina Farm to School Hero Highlight

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We want to highlight a few North Carolina farm to school heroes! 

January 28, 2022

A.T. Allen Elementary School Q&A

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A.T. Allen Elementary School, located in Cabarrus County, welcomes all students to the garden. All grades K - 5th use the garden as an Outdoor Learning Lab where science, math, literacy, and social studies come to life. They really "dig" learning!

January 12, 2022

Food Shortage Strikes at Craven County Schools. What is Being Done to Feed Students?

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​Craven County Schools’ nutritional team plans their menu a year in advance of the following school year. Even with the proactive approach, the staff is dealing with an issue most around the country are also seeing supply shortages in the country’s food chain. 

January 7, 2022

Virtual Interview with the Waffle Warriors from Clyde A. Erwin HS

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Watch this virtual interview with the Warrior Wafflers from Clyde A. Erwin HS – 2021 first place N.C. Jr. Chef Competition and second place Southeast Jr. Chef Competition winners! They shared their story and encouraged others to create a school lunch entree to compete.

January 4, 2022

Farm to School Coalition of NC Q&A with Happy Roots

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Happy Roots’ mission is to provide nature-based therapeutic and educational opportunities, to improve the health and wellness of the environment and community. Located in Rowan County, Happy Roots works with sixteen Rowan Salisbury Schools by focusing on horticulture therapy, culinary activities with a local chef, and STEM lessons.

Check out our interview with them!

October 7, 2021

Check Out New Resources to Celebrate the NC Crunch and Farm to School and Early Care and Education Month!

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​Get ready to celebrate Farm to School and Early Care and Education Month and the North Carolina Crunch! The #NCCrunch, co-hosted by the Farm to School Coalition of North Carolina and NC Farm to Preschool Network, is designed to celebrate agriculture, nutrition, and farm to school. Kids and adults can not only taste and learn about North Carolina grown fruits and vegetables as part of the NC Crunch but also recognize and thank all our #farmtoschool heroes involved in feeding kids and communities. New resources are available to help you celebrate!