Helping students learn about nutrition, food differences, how to eat proper foods for healthy bodies, see how food is grown, visit farms and meet farmers, learn to cook...these are all aspects of an effective Farm to Cafeteria Program. They are the aspects we are binding together and disseminating through our classrooms, the school garden, the school cafeteria, the community and the farms. On our Web site, you will be able to keep up with the exciting events and happenings of the F2C Program as well as learn the many ways you can participate in its ongoing quest.
To nurture a
strong Farm-to-Cafeteria Program incorporating local organic food sources, the
community and the public school cafeteria; to provide education/curriculum
about farming and sustainability through “Farm to Classroom,” and maintain a
solid base upon which the Orcas Island Farm-to-Cafeteria Program can continue
to grow, prosper and provide good health and nutritional experiences for our