Since 2010 hundreds of ICCSD students have met farmers; tasted fresh, locally-grown food; and learned about healthy eating during our Farm to School – Farmer Fair. A Farmer Fair is an “in-school field trip” that brings farmers and food and nutrition educators into elementary schools to teach kids about where food comes from and about making healthy food choices. Usually all the students at a school participate with the Farmer Fair. It’s a two-hour afternoon event. Students rotate through 6-7 hands-on activities including:
We have held 11 Farmer Fairs at 9 different elementary schools. We are interested in finding more schools to partner with us and to host a Farmer Fair. Contact us if you would like to request a Farmer Fair at your school!
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