For most students across Louisiana, summertime is in full swing! Here, we've put together some of our favorite Farm to Summer resources to help you ensure this summer is jam-packed with delicious, nutritious and local goodness.
- USDA's Nutrition Team gives us the wonderful Healthy Summer Meals Tip Sheet and the more extensive Summer Meals Toolkit to help operators and partners enjoy a healthy summer break.
- Need help maintaining your schoolyard garden through the summer? Check out this National Farm to Cafeteria Guide, "Summer in the School Garden: A Resource for Working with Volunteers to Maintain Your School Garden."
- If summertime inspiration is what you're looking for, we love this summer garden program success story from CitySprouts in Cambridge, MA: "Healthy Food + Healthy Ecosystems = Healthy Neighborhoods: A summer garden program for middle school youth." (NFSN)
- Summer Food, Summer Moves from USDA Team Nutrition is a fun, hands-on resource to help get kids and their families excited about healthy eating and physical activity throughout the summer.