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Farm to School initiatives at schools and child care centers connect children with local food through a variety of activities.

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Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and Seamless Summer Option (SSO) program operators can replicate farm to school activities using farm to site. Farm to site activities provide a solid foundation for establishing healthy habits, promoting strong communities and strengthening local economies.

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER SID MILLER

Farm to Site in Summer Meal Programs

P.O. Box 12847 Austin, Texas 78711 Toll Free: (877) TEX-MEAL For the hearing impaired: (800) 735-2989 (TTY) www.SquareMeals.org

Summer meal sites can add local flavor to meals and teach children about Texas agriculture with farm to site activities. It starts with using locally sourced ingredients in meals and snacks, creating garden-based learning environments, including nutrition education in enrichment activities, and connecting children with local farmers and ranchers.

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Revised February 2018

Texas Statewide Farm to School Initiative Planting the Seeds for Student Achievement while Supporting Texas Farmers and Ranchers.

Growing Farm to Site in Summer Meal Programs Trifold  

Brochure explains how Summer Food Service Program and Seamless Summer Option program operators can incorporate farm to sit activities to enh...

Growing Farm to Site in Summer Meal Programs Trifold  

Brochure explains how Summer Food Service Program and Seamless Summer Option program operators can incorporate farm to sit activities to enh...