Farm to school enriches the connection communities have with fresh, healthy food and local food producers through the core elements of farm to school – local food procurement, school gardens, and food and agriculture education. This session will offer an overview to farm to school, including why it matters and how it supports the goals of child nutrition program, promoting successes, and evaluating your activities. Participants will be provided tips and tools for implementing successful farm to school activities.

Successful completion of the webinar and quiz is awarded 1 SNA CEU.

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain what farm to school is and how it can improve meal participation rates and consumption of fruits and vegetables.
  2. Make use of available resources to bring farm to school to their cafeteria, classrooms, and community.
  3. Examine how farm to school trainings can be utilized as professional standards training.

Earning CEUs

  • SNA CEUs: 1.00
  • Key Area 1: Nutrition
  • Key Topic 1100: Menu Planning
  • Subtopic 1130: Local Foods – Farm to School


CPEUs can no longer be credited due to the age of the course. For more information, refer to Section 175 of the Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation Program Handbook.

Please note that you have the option to submit an evaluation on the quality of this directly to the Commission of Dietetic Registration. Email contact:

SNA CEUs are awarded after the successful completion of the post-webinar quiz.


Helen Dombalis, MPH, MSW
Senior Director, Programs and Policy
National Farm to School Network (NFSN)
Chicago, Ill.

Alena Paisano

Program Manager
National Farm to School Network (NFSN)
New Mexico



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