Media Coverage of Farm to School

See what the media is saying about Farm to School

Newspaper Coverage of the Oklahoma Farm to School Program

Daily Oklahoman mentioned Farm to School as a state program that can help in preventative health. “Preventative Health Measures Needed” – October 1, 2011

Article in the Daily Oklahoman mentions Farm to School as one of the state’s programs to help aid in combating childhood obesity.

Interview with Farm to School Coordinator Chris Kirby The Oklahoman recently published a question-and-answer session with Chris Kirby, the Farm to School Coordinator at the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry. PDF of article

Food program brings together schools, farmers USAToday – 3/24/2008

Farm to School A Hit with Students Article by Kendra Blevins – GTR News Online

Edmond Schools Use Salad Bars, Farm to School Program to urge Nutrition Patty Miller – The Edmond Sun

Schools revise programs as prices rise – Pryor Daily News Putting food on the table

Oklahoma Farm to School News

 

Specialty Crops Galore- OKC/Mustang Tour

Specialty Crops Galore- OKC/Mustang Tour

Wednesday, June 28, join Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom and Farm to School on a one day adventure in the OKC/Mustang area. Learn about specialty crops grown in our state, tour Farmer’s Markets, berry farms, greenhouses, and more!

Specialty Crops Galore Tulsa Tour

Specialty Crops Galore Tulsa Tour

Wednesday, June 7, 2017, join Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom and Farm to School on a one day adventure in the Tulsa area. Learn about specialty crops grown in our state, tour Farmer’s Markets, berry farms, aeroponic greenhouses, and more!

Oklahoma Farm to School Videos

Farm to Market Day – Tulsa Public Schools

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCx49dF82j8

 

Link to Farm to School TV

Introduction to Farm to School (2006)

Vici Grimes, Child Nutrition Director for Stillwater Public Schools with Connie Whitmore of Whitmore Farms, were one of the pioneers of the Oklahoma Farm to School Program. This video was produced in 2006 as an introduction to schools to the new Farm to School Program. Video was produced by the Oklahoma State Department of Education.