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1 Exploring Farm to School State and National Updates October 2014 Carol Smathers, MS, MPH OSU Extension Field Specialist Farm to School Program Director

2 Thank Yous

3 Update topics: What is F2S? Ohio F2S Highlights Census Results OSU Extension Resources and Conferences

4 Community Classroom Cafeteria What is Farm to School? Procurement of locally-produced foods by schools Increasing consumption of local foods in schools, and Increasing students awareness of where their food comes from

5 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 New Meal Patterns Lunch Breakfast (veg. subgroups, etc.) (min. 1 cup fruit/day) Nutrition Standards Reduced sodium targets Competitive foods Increases Access Increases number of eligible children More programs in high-risk areas

6 Benefits of F2S: eat more fruits & veggies consume fewer unhealthy foods and sodas willingness to try new foods reduced screen time increased physical activity Increased knowledge and awareness of gardening, local foods and seasonality

7 What about food waste?

8 Who is Farm to School? National Farm to School Network Food and Nutrition Service USDA Farm to School Food Policy Councils Ohio Department of Agriculture Food Industry Groups: Ohio Farm Bureau, Dairy Association, etc. Local farmers and food processors Ohio Department of Health and, of course, local schools throughout Ohio

9 Ohio Farm to School Resources farmtoschool.osu.edu

10 National Farm to School Resources National Network: farmtoschool.org The National Farm to School Network

11 National F2S Highlights

12 United Fresh sponsoring Let s Move Salad Bars to Midwest Schools /tools-for-schools/apply-for-grants

13 Ohio Highlights 2014 USDA Grantees Fremont City Schools Grant Type: Planning; $29,735 F2S expansion to all 9 schools - Student and parent surveys - Expand procurement - Taste testings - School garden and trees

14 South Euclid Lyndhurst $91,949 -expand procurement -social marketing -investments in kitchen infrastructure

15 South Euclid-Lyndhurst students spend afternoon at White House with Michelle Obama for annual harvest

16 School Garden and Composting at Greenview Elementary (South Euclid Lyndhurst Schools) Not shown: Reynoldsburg City Schools Reynoldsburg Edible Schoolyard Project

17 Ohio Highlights School to Farm Road Trips

18 Hocking College Culinary Program and Rural Action Farm to School partnership

19 Farm to School Month (Oct) Gov s Proclamation and Apple Crunch Join thousands in schools, hospitals, government agencies, and universities in biting into an Ohio apple! 2014

20 Ohio State University Extension NAME OF TALK, EVENT, ETC. Subhead for event

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24 USDA F2S Census results are searchable by district and zip code

25 Census results, continued

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27 Spreadsheet of central Ohio districts reporting % food dollars on local food School District State Total Schools Total Students % Free /Reduc Dollars Spent on Local Food % of Total Food Dollars Spent on Local Food BERNE UNION LOCAL OH % $52 45% COLUMBUS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OH ,488 73% N/A DUBLIN CITY OH 19 14,453 14% $200,000 10% FAIRFIELD UNION LOCAL OH 4 1,995 40% $579 0% GAHANNA-JEFFERSON CITY OH 11 7,028 26% 1% GREENFIELD EXEMPTED VILLAGE OH 5 2,139 39% $68,653 25% GROVEPORT MADISON LOCAL OH 10 5,650 66% $5,500 1% LANCASTER CITY OH 11 6,044 55% $250 5% LICKING HEIGHTS LOCAL OH 5 3,470 38% $125,000 25% LICKING VALLEY LOCAL OH 3 1,996 40% LOGAN ELM LOCAL OH 6 2,061 43% $475,994 25% LOGAN-HOCKING LOCAL OH 7 3,946 57% 0% NORTHERN LOCAL OH 5 2,207 48% $50 1% OLENTANGY LOCAL OH 23 16,680 8% $1,280,000 40% PICKERINGTON LOCAL OH 14 10,166 23% 40% SOUTH-WESTERN CITY OH 32 20,812 52% 26% SOUTHWEST LICKING LOCAL OH 5 3,776 33% $90,000 15% WESTERVILLE CITY OH 24 14,940 29% N/A WORTHINGTON CITY OH 18 9,304 25% $120,000 20%

28 Extension Resources Networking Extension Educators and Specialists Trainings (Market Ready, food safety, etc.) F2S Newsletters School Gardens/ Master Gardeners EFNEP / SNAP ed

29 New Ohio Farm to School website to be launched soon!

30 2014 Ohio Farm to School Regional Workshops Western Ohio F2S Regional Workshop Friday, December 5 Location: Antioch College, Yellow Springs

31 Local Foods across the School Meal Tray Statewide Ohio Farm to School Conference Date: March 5, 2015 Location: Ohio 4-H Center OSU Campus

32 Comments/Questions:

33 General inquiries: Carol Smathers FCS Field Specialist, Youth Nutrition Farm to School State Lead 163A Campbell Hall, 1787 Neil Ave. (614) Stacy Haught Graduate Associate Ohio Farm to School (614) Contacts in Other States: farmtoschool.org

34 Vanessa Zajfen

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