Yolo Farm to Fork partnering in 1st annual Literacy Symposium

Yolo Farm to Fork partnering in 1st annual Literacy Symposium

Yolo Farm to Fork is proud to partner with the Yolo County Office of Education, Yolo County Library, and community organizations to discuss strategies to meet the literacy needs of our county’s youngest at-risk students and families on April 29. The symposium will...
Chicken coops selected for Tour de Cluck!

Chicken coops selected for Tour de Cluck!

Backyard chicken coops have been evaluated and chosen for the 2015 Tour de Cluck! Central to the event is a self-guided bike “coop crawl” where more than 800 participants can pedal their way throughout Davis to visit 13 different neighborhood sites and learn from...
We gave $15,000 to schools in Yolo County for edible gardens

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

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

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 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...
Davis Farm to School’s farm visits for 2nd graders

Davis Farm to School’s farm visits for 2nd graders

“Teaching kids how to feed themselves and how to live in a community responsibly is the center of an education.” (Alice Waters) Davis Farm to School, a program of Yolo Farm to Fork, is excited to announce that the Spring 2015 farm visits for 2nd graders – where kids...
Yolo Farm to Fork is giving away $15,000 in garden grants!

Yolo Farm to Fork is giving away $15,000 in garden grants!

Fifteen Yolo County elementary schools will receive $1,000 grants each to help them build and sustain edible school gardens to ensure long-term success and to grow students’ relationship with food through gardening. All Yolo County elementary schools are encouraged to...
Call for Tour de Cluck “coopsters” and chicken research survey

Call for Tour de Cluck “coopsters” and chicken research survey

Davis Farm to School’s 6th annual Tour de Cluck will be back on May 30 and is anticipated to be even better than previous years! The event is a fun, family-friendly fundraiser that is celebrated in conjunction with May Bike Month in Davis and the Sacramento region....
Garden news from Pioneer Elementary

Garden news from Pioneer Elementary

Isn’t it great to know that kids benefit from edible school gardens every day? Here’s what’s happening at Pioneer Elementary in Davis – from Sheryl Yamamoto, garden coordinator: “We had a fun and successful fall semester with our dedicated garden team consisting of 18...
Kicking off the 6th annual Tour de Cluck

Kicking off the 6th annual Tour de Cluck

Davis Farm to School is excited to announce that the 6th annual Tour de Cluck will be exclusively sponsored this year by Dos Coyotes Border Café, a restaurant that has built its reputation on fresh, local, affordable southwestern cuisine. Owner Bobby Coyote has been a...
Please help us reach our goal to sustain & expand programs!

Please help us reach our goal to sustain & expand programs!

Please help us reach our goal of sustaining our programs and expanding our reach to even more kids in 2015. We are passionate about preserving our agricultural heritage, cultivating a taste for fresh, healthful foods, and sharing the value of eating food straight out...
Davis Farm to School awards 10 edible garden grants

Davis Farm to School awards 10 edible garden grants

Davis Farm to School, a program of Yolo Farm to Fork, is pleased to announce that matching edible garden grants, which can enrich students’ education through garden-based learning, have been awarded to 10 schools: Cesar Chavez Elementary (Davis) Delta Elementary...
Happy holidays from Yolo Farm to Fork!

Happy holidays from Yolo Farm to Fork!

Please remember to include Yolo Farm to Fork in your holiday giving. Imagine helping kids develop a lifelong habit of healthful eating. By supporting our programs, you help us teach children how their food choices are intimately connected to their health, community,...
Birch Lane’s garden-to-table connection

Birch Lane’s garden-to-table connection

Students at Birch Lane Elementary in Davis made a true garden-to-table connection this week. Fifteen 6th graders harvested and field washed 23 pounds of lettuce for the Birch Lane and Davis High School salad bars – enough for 6 days. (Due to the upcoming holiday...