Alaska Farm to School

Alaska Farm to School: What Does the New Year Bring, Lyssa Frohling

Lyssa Frohling, Alaska’s Farm to School Coordinator with the Division of Agriculture presented the Farm to School Update.

Farm to School Goals:

  • Educate youth about healthy local food production and sustainability
  • Provide healthy local meal options to our children in school meals
  • Connect farmers with schools

252 Alaskan schools from 29 districts participate in Farm to School activities. There are several exciting upcoming events:

  • Alaska Ag Day, 7 May 2019 (First Tuesday of May)
  • Farm to Summer Week
  • National Farm to School Month, October

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