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Farm-To-School

National Farm-To-School Site

Farm to School programs are in place all over the U.S. These programs connect schools with local farms with the objective of serving healthy meals in school cafeterias, improving student nutrition, providing health and nutrition education opportunities that will last a lifetime, and supporting local small farmers.

Background Resources

 PROJECT IDEAS

 

LESSON & ACTIVITY IDEAS

  PBS: World Without Oil Series
                                     Lesson 6: Food Without Oil


Science & Our Food Supply 
                                 Developed by NSTA and U.S. FDA                 

  • Challenging hands-on, minds-on activities that link food science and food safety to students' everyday lives;
  • Modular format that covers food science from the farm to the table
  • Easily fits into Biology, Life Science, or other science classes


It's Not Easy Being Green (BBC)
                         


Contact Information
Gary Hedges, Science Specialist
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone:  410-767-0323
Email:  ghedges@msde.state.md.us
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