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Farm to School

National Farm to School Network

Snapshot of the Western Region (241kb pdf), National Farm to School Network, April 2012

Ecotrust Farm to School: Our Goals, Our Work (160kb pdf), July 2012

Policy and Advocacy

A Working History of Farm to School Legislation in Oregon (136.7kb pdf)

House Bill 2800 (27kb pdf), June 2011

Farm to School bill on the way to Governor (36kb pdf), Oregon Senate Press Release, June 2011

Oregon Farmers Feeding Oregon Kids (324kb pdf) Information about farm to school and school garden legislation (HB 2800) proposed for the 2009 Oregon legislature to a) reimburse school meal programs for purchase of Oregon products and b) provide grants to support school gardens and other food-based learning programs, April 2009


The Impact of Seven Cents (3.9mb pdf). Examining the effects of a $.07 per meal investment on local economic development, lunch participation rates, and student preferences for fruits and vegetables in two Oregon school districts, July 2011

Farm to School Pilot Program in Two Oregon School Districts (1.52mb pdf), March 2009

What's for Lunch (4.4mb pdf). Review of school food and garden-based education in the United States by Deborah Kane, Ecotrust Food & Farms Vice President, May 2008

New on the Menu (2.1mb pdf). Summary of the 2005–06 Abernethy School project

Farm to Preschool

Farm to Head Start in Oregon (484kb pdf), a description of our 2008–09 pilot program with OCDC

Farm to Preschool 101 (1.6mb pdf)

Farm to Preschool Curriculum (1.0mb pdf)

Farm to School Tips for Family Childcare Providers in Portland (546kb pdf)


Nationwide Farm to Preschool survey results

Additional Resources

Farm to School Showcase Toolkit (1.34mb pdf), a guide for connecting local food suppliers with school food buyers at school nutrition trade shows






Stacey Sobell
Farm to School Manager
Food & Farms
tel: 503.467.0751
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Katy Pelissier
Farm to School Coordinator
Food & Farms
tel: 503.467.0763
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