Welcome to the Oklahoma Farm to School website
Learn more about how the Oklahoma Farm to School program is connecting
farmers with schools to provide healthy, local food for our students.
Announcing the Oklahoma Farm to School Garden of the Year Contest 2022!
The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture and Farm Bureau Women’s leadership team are excited to offer the very first School Garden Contest for our state. Applicants may be any public and private: PK-12 school, early childhood education facility, and alternative learning environment.
Deadline to enter: 11:59 PM on Wednesday, June 15th, 2022.
This contest is sponsored by Oklahoma Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Team. You can find more information about the categories of the contest to see how your garden qualifies for the contest by following the link.
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Webinars and Online Trainings Available
Whether you are a farmer/producer, child nutrition or educator, check out these future trainings with Farm to School!
Resources available for classrooms, cafeterias and families
These free educational resources were created for classrooms, cafeterias and families to promote Oklahoma-grown vegetables and fruits offered during meals. The free online resources for cafeterias include posters and recipes promoting a variety of locally-grown specialty crops such as tomatoes, berries, watermelon, squash, asparagus, carrots, cucumbers, peppers, peaches, sweet potatoes, broccoli and radishes.
News and Highlights
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School gardens are living laboratories that create teaching opportunities for nutrition, agriculture, and experiential education across all disciplines. School gardens can be an indoor herb garden in a windowsill of a classroom, outdoor raised beds, in-ground farms,...
Fresh, Healthy, Locally Grown Food for Good Health
Farm to School brings Oklahoma grown food into school cafeterias giving students the opportunity to taste farm fresh foods and learn how their food is grown. It inspires farmers to sell their products to schools and encourages schools to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables as well as other healthy, local products from Oklahoma farmers.
Farm-to-school efforts are taking place in over 2035 school districts in at least 39 states, including Oklahoma. Learn more about the program and how it is improving the health of school children and helping our local farmers