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Resources, Factsheets, & Publications

WSDA Farm to School develops factsheets, publications, tools, templates, and other resources for school nutrition staff, farmers, and other farm to school practitioners.

Other Resources

  • WSDA Farm to School ToolkitAn online collection of materials, resources, curricula, and more from WSDA Farm to School and regional, statewide, and national partners.
  • Washington Grown Food KitA collection of school food service scaled recipes and nutrition facts for over 40 different products and ingredients grown in Washington State.
  • WSDA Farm to School Surveys: WSDA Regional Markets has conducted surveys of school districts, farmers, and food processors approximately every other year since 2012 on farm to school activities, barriers & challenges, marketing & purchasing practices, and more.
  • Value Chain Strategies for Source-Identified Minimally Processed Produce for the School Market (2018): WSDA researched and analyzed minimally processed fruits & vegetable supply chains in Washington State in order to identify strategies for developing the "value chain" infrastructure and relationships that might help local farms meet the demand for those products from K-12 schools and other institutional buyers.
  • Farm-to-Cafeteria Connections: Marketing Opportunities for Small Farms in Washington State (2004): A handbook designed to be a resource for farmers, food service professionals and community members in developing Farm-to-Cafeteria programs in Washington State. It provided locally relevant information and an overall look at Farm-to-Cafeteria programs from all across the country.