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Louisiana Celebrates Farm to School Month - October 2021


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Seeds to Success: The Louisiana Farm to School Photo Contest

October is National Farm to School Month! Join the LSU AgCenter Farm to School Program as we celebrate food education, school gardens and lunch trays filled with healthy, local ingredients.

Here are several easy ways to get involved:

Be Inspired: Follow the Louisiana Farm to School Program Seeds to Success Facebook Page to see inspiring examples of farm to school success and innovation.

Great Louisiana Satsuma Peel and Louisiana Farm to School Challenge

Get Involved: Take the Louisiana Farm to School Challenge to celebrate existing farm to school efforts and launch new ones! Once you sign the pledge to take the challenge, you will receive a tool kit with ready-to-use social media images, newsletter and blog content, and a sample press release. The tool kit also includes great ideas to help you choose your activity. If you need help deciding where to start, reach out to: louisianafarmtoschool@agcenter.lsu.edu

Peel a Satsuma: Join the fifth annual Great Louisiana Satsuma Peel, where Louisianans of all ages come together to enjoy peeling and eating fresh, Louisiana satsumas. Sign-up to receive more Satsuma Peel resources.


Spread the Word: Shout out about farm to school and share what you’re doing for National Farm to School Month with the hashtags #F2SMonthand #farmtoschool #louisianafarmtoschool #louisianafitkids on social media.

Explore Resources: Check out the Louisiana Harvest of the Month resources for planning and promoting celebrations in your community. Visit the National Farm to School page for the Farm to School Month Celebration Toolkit, customizable posters and bookmarks, stickers and more.

Happy National Farm to School Month!