It’s important to involve the greater community in any farm to school program. Find more information below about getting started with your program, involving parents, farmers, chefs, and students. Or, if you ARE a parent, farmer, chef, or student, find out how you can participate in a farm to school program in your community.

Getting Started

It takes a village for a farm to school program to be a success, and many people outside the school community want to help.

Parents & Volunteers

They can serve a taste test, help care for a school garden over the summer, and express their support for farm to school to the school board.


For farm to school programs to be successful, students need to be involved on the ground level.


Farmers are an integral part of farm to school.


Chefs and culinary professionals are wonderful assets to any farm to school program.