Webinar Recording: Farm to School 101

Part of the 2022 Webinar Series, presented by the NH Farm to School Network and the NH School & Youth Garden Network, Farm to School 101 features Stacey Purslow, the Program Coordinator for NH Farm to School, for a review of the basics: what farm to school is, how to connect the classroom to the cafeteria, and foster community connections through farm to school programming. Purslow provided useful anecdotes, resources, and examples from NH Farm to School’s development process, as well as other successful farm to school programs in schools and communities across the state. Watch the webinar recording below. Also below are video and resource links referred to in the webinar.


Farm to School program videos:
“Growing food in the Farm to School Program in Somersworth, NH” WATCH HERE >>
“Southwick School’s Greenhouse in Northfield, NH” WATCH HERE >>
“Farm to School— Exploring Oyster River School District’s Local Lunch” WATCH HERE >>

Opportunities to engage with:
HB 1657, Local Food for Local Schools Reimbursement Program Bill LEARN MORE >>
June 28-30: Northeast Farm to School Institute, apply by February 15! LEARN MORE & APPLY HERE >>
May 13: NH Food Alliance’s 2022 NH Food System Statewide Gathering

Organizations and networks to connect with:
National Farm to School Network
Northeast Farm to School Collaborative
NH Farm to School Networks
Lakes Region Farm to School Network
Monadnock Farm to School Network
NH School & Youth Garden Network
North Country Farm to School Network— contact Zeanny Egea at zeanny.egea@unh.edu

General resources, guides, and activities:
Indigenous NH
Indigenous NH Harvest Calendar
NH Agriculture in the Classroom
NH Farm to School Month
NH Harvest of the Month

For any additional questions, reach out to Stacey Purslow, NH Farm to School program coordinator at stacey.purslow@unh.edu.