We awarded $15,000 to schools for edible gardens!

“Our edible garden will allow us to expand upon the currently existing program and allow all students the ability to learn about principles related to nutrition, agriculture, science, math, art, and writing," said Stacy Grow, Stonegate Elementary in West Sacramento. "...This grant will help us make our dream a reality.” Read more.

Davis farm visits for 2nd graders

Davis Farm to School is offering farm trips to 2nd graders in April and May. Kids get to meet farmers, participate in farm activities, taste a farm-fresh snack, and have a lot of FUN! Read more.

Save the date for Tour de Cluck on 5/30

Save the date for our fun, family-friendly fundraiser to benefit Davis Farm to School. Sponsored by Dos Coyotes, the centerpiece is a bicycle tour of chicken coops around Davis, as well as other activities. Tickets go on sale next month.  Visit www.tourdecluck.org.

Our video!

See our Yolo Farm to Fork video about what we do and how we help kids in Yolo County - in only 2 minutes and 41 seconds! See the video.

Welcome to Yolo Farm to Fork

We support edible school gardens, provide garden- and farm-based education to elementary students, and are dedicated to bringing locally grown farm-fresh food to school lunches and reducing waste through recycling programs. Learn more.

Yolo Farm to Fork supports edible school gardens, provides garden- and farm-based education to elementary students, brings locally grown farm-fresh food to school lunches, and reduces waste through recycling and composting programs. Our passions are preserving our agricultural heritage, cultivating a taste for fresh, healthful foods, and sharing the value of eating food straight out of the garden. See our short YouTube video at http://bit.ly/XXGtDz

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We gave $15,000 to schools in Yolo County for edible gardens

Yolo Farm to Fork awards $15,000 to schools in Woodland, Davis, Winters, and West Sacramento to help them build and sustain edible school gardens Yolo Farm to Fork, whose focus is to cultivate a taste and awareness for healthy produce among kids by engaging them in...

Zamora Elementary garden in full bloom

By Sarah Dowling, Woodland Daily Democrat When longtime educator Suzanne Falzone looked across the street from her home three years ago, she realized what was once a bounteous school garden at Zamora Elementary had become a weed-filled mess. “I was in the process of...

Potato Day at Zamora Elementary

Zamora Elementary’s Green Team in Woodland hosted “Potato Day” on Saturday, a community event where kids and adults enjoyed fun activities in Zamora’s edible garden. More than 100 people came out to plant potatoes, paint rocks and a “Zamora Garden” sign with...

Tour de Cluck and the “Eggstravaganza”

Tour de Cluck is a fun, family-friendly fundraiser that is celebrated in conjunction with May Bike Month in Davis and the Sacramento region. The centerpiece is a bicycle tour or “coop crawl” of chicken coops around Davis, as well as other fowl-centric activities that...

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This week Holy Cross in West Sacramento (one of our Futures garden grant recipients) harvested and sampled 2 vegetables from their garden - radishes and lettuce and did a veggie tasting in their 1-2 grade class. They tasted raw radishes (with a dash of salt) and pesto pasta that was made from the radish greens. The kids loved the pesto. It was a hit and many kids had 4th and 5th servings! Great job, garden coordinator April Donald! ... See MoreSee Less

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