Oregon Farm to School & School Garden Network (FSSGN) actively supports farm to school initiatives and policy action, and includes state agencies, food service directors, farmers, teachers, parents, school gardeners and community-based organizations. We meet at least once a year. Here are the Oregon Farm to School and School Garden Network's goals
One of the most frequently asked questions we get are "how did Oregon Create two Agency positions for farm to school?" And, "how did Oregon get such a big grant started?" this History of Oregon Farm to School
document has been written and re-edited over the years detailing our journey.
We get questions about FoodCorps from time to time. What is this organization, and how can my site become a service site? See here for two resources that will help you learn more about this program:
: 400 titles! Children's books dealing with fruits, vegetables & gardening!
National Gardening Association / Kids Gardening
in Portland, Oregon - Garden-based education and School Garden Coordinator training
in the Portland area - Garden-based education and summer garden camps
Growing School Gardens
TERRIFIC resource for school gardens. See archived webinars such as "school gardens vs. summer vacation" and "winter planning for the spring school garden"