Bistro Kids Farm 2 School Program - Bringing Healthy, Locally Grown Food to the Next Generation

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2008: $17,657.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2011
Region: North Central
State: Kansas
Project Coordinator:
Diana Endicott
Good Natured Family Farms

Annual Reports


  • Vegetables: sweet potatoes


  • Education and Training: demonstration, focus group, youth education
  • Farm Business Management: farm-to-institution
  • Sustainable Communities: local and regional food systems, community services

    Proposal summary:

    The Bistro Kids Farm 2 School program will provide students with healthy school lunches from local farmers, and educate them about sustainable agriculture. This exposure to students, along with school food purchases,will provide farmers and food producers with a market for their products, increase their sales opportunities, and provide an avenue of outreach to communities.

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