Why Farm to School? Bringing the freshness and quality of local products to Fayette County Schools Helping students & staff understand the economic, environmental and human health benefits of local food Standards-aligned activities into your classroom Growing students into healthier adults-- educated about local food production and the demand for local food products
To participate during the 18-19 school year, please submit at least six weeks prior to desired program date.
What Will Farm To School Look Like in My Classroom?
The Fayette County Farm to School program consists of three 45-minute lessons (either taught by a coalition member or the classroom teacher). If taught by YOU, a complete toolkit is available accompanied by PowerPoint presentations on the following benefits of local food:
Environmental Economic Human Health
Each 45-minute lesson may include a Local Food Taste Test in partnership with your school's cafeteria.
Farm To School is designed to address NGSS and KY Core Academic Standards in Social Studies and Practical Living, differentiated for elementary, middle and high school.