Starting a Program

Starting a farm to school program

Interested in starting a farm to school activity in your school? There are many different program models you can try! Farm to school programs can be adapted to meet your school’s interests and needs.  Read on for some ideas, resources and easy-to-follow F2SBC lesson plans to help you get started.


Food Literacy Lesson Plans – just released!
These are suitable for any time of year and simple to follow.
Developed by our F2SBC Food Literacy Advisor.


In the garden – In your schoolyard

  • school and community gardens 
  • greenhouses
  • beekeeping
  • and more!

Learn more here!

On the land – Beyond your schoolyard

  • farm visits
  • foraging 
  • Indigenous plant walks
  • and more!

Learn more here!

In the classroom

  • indoor grow stations
  • tower gardens
  • microgreens
  • and more!

Learn more here!

In the kitchen

  • cooking classes
  • salad bar
  • food preservation 
  • and more!

Learn more here!

Helpful resources to get you started