October 18th is Farm to Preschool Day
October is National Farm to School Month. Celebrate Farm to Preschool Day on October 18th! We hope you'll join us by hosting an event or activity on October 18th to celebrate farm to preschool. Resources are available at www.farmtoschoolmonth.org and check out other ideas here.
Save the Date
Save the date for the 7th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference in Austin, Texas. April 15-18, 2014. See the National Farm to School Network website for more details!
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Please note that some of these resources target K-12 populations and are not calculated for preschool CACFP meal requirements or portion sizes.
Information and recipes for school nutrition professionals - most recipes will need scaling up for quantity.
Videos, resources, and recipes to improve student nutrition.
Preschool menus focusing on local ingredients; based in Seattle, Washington.
Recipes tested and revised for use in school lunch programs, school breakfast programs, child care settings and other sites.
A program that provides early care and education centers resources needed to support change in local food policy and food service programs.
Recipes, shopping lists, and menus for each season, including for use with the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).
Through the website of the First Lady’s federal initiative, menu planning resources are available.
Seasonal recipes for K-12 school settings.
Menus, serving Head Start programs in San Diego, California.
Recipes from a collaboration with Let's Move!, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the American Culinary Federation, and White House chefs.
The recipes in this cookbook feature foods both children and adults should consume more of: dark green and orange vegetables, dry beans and peas, and whole grains. All of these healthy recipes are low in total fat, saturated fat, sugar and sodium.
Recipes analyzed for elementary and secondary schools.
Recipes and menu planning.
Recipes, food safety information, and tips for cooking, preparation, and storage.
General information, recipes, sample menus, and nutrition facts.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Recipes
Champions for Change – Network for a Healthy California
Fruit and Vegetable Nutrition Database and Video Center
Fruits and Veggies – More Matters® Recipes
Produce for a Better Health Foundation Recipes
Contact us if you have preschool-age appropriate seasonal recipes and menus you wish to share on this webpage.