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Gardens & Farm Visits

Gardens & Farm Visits

Learning where our food comes from.

School Gardens provide hands on learning as students grow crops, cook, compost and more.

Farm Visits are offered to all second graders.

Harper Harvest and Birch Lane Harvest are pilot programs where school gardens sell produce to the school district central kitchen.

Farm Fresh Lunches

Farm Fresh Lunches

Promoting seasonal, local food in school meals.

Cafeteria Taste Testers let students sample fresh choices in lunch food.

Cooking Classes are provided for Student Nutrition Services staff.

Nutrition Advisory Committee is a forum to promote child nutrition, health and wellness.

Waste Reduction

Waste Reduction

Reducing solid waste through comprehensive waste management.

DavisRISE (Recycling Is Simply Elementary) is our unique, proven, recycling program that reduces waste at all school sites.

ALL Compost collection at elementary sites diverts all lunch food waste which means even greater waste reduction.

News and announcements

TOUR DE CLUCK TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE!

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Tour de Cluck is a fowl frolicking fantastic bike tour offering the curious chicks among us an opportunity to tour a variety of Davis backyard chicken coops.  At our downtown Central Park, eggtravaganza activities will kick off the event.  Following a marked bike route, Davis chicken coops will be showcased.  For the less adventurous, the coops are accessible by car.

Tour de Cluck is an educational fundraiser for Yolo Farm to Fork and Davis Farm to School programs.

Your participation supports health and wellness offerings in school lunches, caring for school gardens and recycling programs.

 

Make sure to ORDER your tickets today!

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Davis Farm to School 2015 Farm Visits **SIGN UP NOW!**

Davis Farm to School, a program of Yolo Farm to Fork, is excited to announce that the Spring 2015 farm visits for 2nd graders – where kids get to meet farmers, participate in farm activities, taste a farm-fresh snack, and have FUN – will be sponsored by Whole Foods Market Davis.

Click here for detailed information about the farm trips.

 

2015 Coordinators team meeting at Pioneer Elementary, Thursday, Feb 5, 4 pm

Coordinators and schools:  find YF2F garden grant info at: http://yolofarmtofork.org/apply-yolo-farm-fork-school-garden-grant-today/

Spring team meeting Thursday May 7, turn in year-end evaluations

Tour de cluck is Saturday, May 30

Get ready for Summer 2015 Walkabouts!

Life Lab has a new resource to connect their “Growing Classroom” garden lessons with Common Core math and language arts standards and Next Generation Science Standards.  Check out their website to learn more.

 

 

 

 

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Grain to Bread 2013
Village Feast 2013
Farm fresh food
FFA at Davis High
Waste reduction
Hands on learning