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At-Home Farm To School resources for health, nutrition, wellness and gardening.

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Educational Resources For Teachers

Standards-aligned classroom activities for grades K-6

Central Grade Harvest Party

Central Grade Harvest Party

On October 25th, our Farm to School team was joined by Samantha TwoCrow and Amber Ochoa (TCAPS Title VI) to host a Three Sisters Harvest Party at Central Grade School. Earlier this spring three sister vegetables including beans, corn, and squash were planted in the school garden. Kids learned the Native American history behind the […]

Glen Lake Goes Crazy for Carrots!

Glen Lake Goes Crazy for Carrots!

On October 16th, we held our third pop-up farmers market of the season in partnership with Taste the Local Difference at Glen Lake Community School. The market was buzzing with local produce and goods ready for the kids to purchase. The food service director and head chef of the school cafeteria Jackie Cobb prepared delicious […]

Bountiful Harvest at Buckley

Bountiful Harvest at Buckley

                                The leaves are changing and harvest time is upon us! Last week we went out to Buckley Community School and harvested loads of fresh produce including end of season tomatoes, zucchini, peppers, onion, cucumber, and many types of squash. […]

First Pop-Up Farmers Market

First Pop-Up Farmers Market

School has started and so has the first of many TBASID Farm to School events this fall! We hosted our first Pop-Up Farmers Market at Mill Creek Elementary last week, with help from Taste the Local Difference. Students got to shop for local goods including vegetables, apples, jams, bread, honey, and handmade bags. We also […]

Courtade Taste Tests

Courtade Taste Tests

On February 27, the TBAISD Farm to School team visited Courtade Elementary School’s cafeteria to facilitate a lunchtime taste test. Courtade students had fun sampling apples, juicy pears, and cantaloupe as well as tasting a healthy, homemade fruit dip (recipe). Students enthusiastically voted for their favorite fruit on posters that will be displayed in the […]

Pop-Up Farmers Markets

Pop-Up Farmers Markets

October saw gyms, cafeterias, and front lawns of six area elementary schools transformed into busy farmer’s markets. Students at Northport Public School, Glen Lake Public Schools, Buckley Community School, Mill Creek Elementary School, Suttons Bay Elementary, and Leland Public School had a chance to meet their local farmers, taste test apple varieties, ride the MSU-Extension […]