Department of Agriculture

Supporting Arkansas farmers and ranchers while ensuring safe food, fiber, and forest products for the citizens of Arkansas, the nation, and across the globe

Arkansas Farm to School

Many Arkansas-based nonprofit, research and educational organizations are working to provide students with nutrition education and hands-on learning opportunities through the farm to school programs. There is great potential for growth in this area, with agriculture being a vital contribution to the Arkansas economy.

Visit the National Farm to School Network website for more information and resources about farm to school across the nation.

Find more farm to school resources at Arkansas Children's Research Institute.

Local Procurement

November 12, 2020, 2:00 p.m.
Join the conversation to hear about Arkansas Farm to School and local procurement. Ally Mrachek, Child Nutrition Director at Fayetteville Public Schools, will share their farm to school story and how their program has continued to purchase more and more local food.

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