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Monday, October 3, 2016

Happy National Farm to School Month!

It's October, and that means the start of National Farm to School Month!


Join the celebrations by taking the One Small Step Pledge. Pledge to take one small step to get informed, get involved and take action for farm to school in October and you'll be entered to win support for farm to school activities at the school or early care and education site of your choice! Take the pledge and find other opportunities to celebrate National Farm to School Month at


Featured in this month's Cultivate Michigan Newsletter is MI Farm to School Grantee Hart Public Schools. They participated in the Michigan Apple Crunch to celebrate Farm to School month last year, and now everyone is amped about Farm to School! Read the story of the small step that kicked off their work!


Other ways to celebrate National Farm to School Month:

-          Join us for the Cultivate Michigan Carrot & Potato Tour on October 14 in Muskegon

-          Come network at the Michigan Farm to Institution Network Gathering on October 27 in East Lansing

-          Celebrate the Michigan Good Food Charter at the Michigan Good Food Summit on October 28 in East Lansing

-          Attend one of the remaining Making Michigan Menus Work on October 4 in Benzonia, October 20 in Okemos, November 3 in Kentwood, or November 8 in Warren


What are you doing to celebrate National Farm to School Month? Share your stories on social media using the hashtags #farmtoschool #F2SMonth and #mifarmtoschool.


Abby Harper

Farm to School Specialist

MSU Center for Regional Food Systems

480 Wilson Rd Rm 309 | East Lansing, MI 48824

(p) 517-432-4525 (f) 517-353-3834 |

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