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Cultivating Social-Emotional Health with Farm to Early Care and Education

by Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems | 16-Apr-2020

Families and children are confronting stress and uncertainty in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Parents, caretakers, and early care and education providers may be looking for ways to encourage play-based learning that can teach children critical skills pertaining to this crisis - especially those related to social-emotional health. This resource from Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems outlines farm to ECE activities that can be helpful for continuing to cultivate young children's emotional wellness during this time.

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Exploring Hydroponics: A Classroom Lesson Guide

by National Farm to School Network, Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation, KidsGardening | 01-May-2020

Exploring Hydroponics includes basic how-to information for growing plants hydroponically in your classroom; lesson plans to help students learn through hands-on investigations; construction plans for simple hydroponic setups; and additional reference materials to support your endeavors.

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Procuring Alabama Fruits and Vegetables

by Alabama State Department of Education and the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries | 12-Mar-2020

This handbook was developed to provide child and adult nutrition programs in Alabama
with instructions for the purchase of raw unprocessed agricultural products as defined
by the USDA, Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) in 7 CFR 210.21(g), 7 CFR 226.22(n), and
related guidance.

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Summary of Northeast Iowa Farm to School Processing Pilot, 2014-2015

by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach | 1-Sep-2018

A research project conducted in 2014-15 tested the benefits of a partnership between area school districts and the Northeast Iowa Food and Fitness Initiative's (FFI) Iowa Food Hub - a non-profit food aggregator and distributor. This publication provides information on the project and discusses challenges faced and opportunities available in providing fresh, local foods to Iowa schools.

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