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Oregon Child Nutrition Programs COVID-19 Response and Resources

This page contains the most recent information available on how the 2019 Novel Coronavirus is affecting Child Nutrition Programs in Oregon.

Oregon Farm to CNP Grant

For help with the Oregon Farm to CNP Reimbursement Grant, or to apply for the Oregon Farm to CNP Education Grant.

Looking for help? Here's the Oregon Farm to School and School Garden Resource People from the Oregon Farm to School & School Garden Network. Updated September 2022.

*NEW*

Check out the latest issue (November 2022) of our Oregon Farm to CNP Newsletter! These issues will be stored on our Oregon Farm to CNP in the News page, below. 


October is National Farm to School Month!  

Because of this, we were able to get the Governor to declare that October is also the STATE Farm to School Month!  Check out the proclamation.


Announcing the 2022-2023 Oregon School Garden Survey

Currently Oregon has 788 school gardens!  That’s just over half of the schools in Oregon.

We last did an extensive survey starting in 2017.  We spent the past couple years getting feedback of what we were missing, and adding or changing the questions we had.   We were ready to send out the survey, and like everything else, we had to pause while COVID ran its course, as many gardens were inactive. 

We now have 44 questions, it should take 15-20 minutes to complete a survey for each garden. We ask that everybody should fill out a new survey for this, even if you have filled one out in the past.  It’s important to fill out the survey even if your garden is in hiatus or inactive, as there are many questions that will give us great information while our evaluation team and Oregon Farm to School & School Garden Network continue to shape our future in school gardens!   Here's the link to take the survey




Farm to Child Nutrition Programs

Incorporating local food into school meals, farm field trips and other educational programming.

For more information, contact:

Rick Sherman, Farm to CNP Analyst, Amy Williams, Farm to CNP Assistant, or Alicia Loebl, Farm to CNP Assistant

General mailbox: FarmToCNP

Subscribe to our mailing list. Subscribers will receive news, updates and resource information for all things Farm to CNP, including important updates to our Farm to CNP grants. Note: when you use the previous link it will direct you to a generic looking "Oregon Department of Education email updates" sign-up page. It doesn't say it, but it really is the Farm to CNP listserv!

School Gardens

Oregon harvest for schools  

Core Partner of the National Farm to School Network Please visit our main partners:

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