Looking for ideas and resources for incorporating more local food into your schools’ meals?
Look no further… here are some great resources, designed by chefs for chefs!
USDA Regulations & Policy:
Windham Farm Chef Workshop Recipes – August 2010-Windham Farm & Food Network
Fresh From the Farm: The Massachusetts Farm to School Cookbook – Massachusetts Farm to School Project
Rethinking School Lunch Guide – Center for EcoLiteracy, California
Recipes & Planning Tools– Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution
Menus, Recipes, and Guidance – The Lunchbox
Salad Bar Through the Seasons – The Lunchbox
Afterschool & Summer Nutrition Programs:
Fresh From the Farm: Using Local Foods in the Afterschool & Summer Nutrition Programs– Alexis Bylander and Crystal FitzSimons
Additional Tools & Resources:
Guide to Developing a Sustainable Food Purchasing Policy– Matthew Buck
Buying & Selling Local Foods – Resource Page – National Farm to School Network
Healthy Kids Meal Wheel – Developed by Chef Ann Cooper and nutritionist Hailey London, RD.