Montana Team Nutrition Program and Montana Office of Public Instruction have released six recipes for school nutrition programs as part of the Harvesting Montana Recipes project featuring Montana grown foods— barley, beets, bison, lentils, and sweet cherries. The recipes were selected as winners of the Harvesting Montana Recipe Contest in January 2021. Six recipe test schools—Belfry, Phillipsburg, Gardiner, Somers,
Budding Botanist Grant The Klorane Botanical Foundation is committed to supporting programs that teach respect for the environment and protect nature through the preservation of plant species and biodiversity. Designed to further their mission, the Budding Botanist Grant will help students learn about plants, explore their world and inspire them to take care of the
Co-coordinators of the Montana Harvest of the Month Program were lucky to attend the August HOM Family Cooking Night showcasing cherries! Dish-Ability, MSU Extension- Silver Bow County SNAP ED & Butte 4-C’s Zero to Five Butte-Silver Bow led two families and in making cherry gazpacho, cherry preserves to go on turkey and cheese sandwiches, and a peach and cherry galette!
Montana Crunch Time is a statewide event to celebrate National Farm to School Month in Montana by crunching into locally grown or raised foods (including and beyond apples!) in October. Montana Crunch Time 2022 will be held on October 19th. Register your crunch by October 31st to help Montana win the Mountain Plains Regional Crunch Off. Please
The Montana Farm to School Leadership Team works through partnerships across the state to build farm to school initiatives that help kids eat healthy, connect kids with agriculture and nutrition through education, support Montana farmers and food producers, foster economic vitality, and strengthen communities. The MT F2SLT has working groups to achieve our specific goals. These
Wear Orange Wednesday raises awareness of childhood hunger in Montana and takes place Wednesday, Sept. 14th during national Hunger Action Month. It’s an annual event of Montana No Kid Hungry. Please help us spread the word by promoting the event, wearing orange on Sept. 14th, and snapping and posting a pic of you and/or your group with a Success Sign
Dish-Ability, MSU Extension- Silver Bow County SNAP ED & Butte 4-C’s Zero to Five Butte-Silver Bow will be hosting a monthly series of 4 Family Cooking Nights at the Nutrition Education Station from July-October. These Family Cooking Nights are FREE and open for all to apply! Each family cooking night will be centered around the
Kim Lloyd serves up the Harvest of the Month recipe, Simple Snazzy Salad, using greens from Helena Community Garden! She is serving at Helena Food Share using the awesome Charlie Cart! We have the recipe on the Leafy Greens page and a video of the recipe on youtube! Sources: St. Peter’s Health |
A Day in the Life of a Farm to School Educator 🥕🌾 Lesson scheduling, planning, prepping, teaching, dishes, data collection, rinse, repeat 🌀 All month long our educators are talking about #MTGrains in classrooms around #GallatinValley. Our lessons highlight how these foods are grown, why they’re healthy for our bodies, and how to prepare them into tasty meals!
To celebrate the last Farm to School lessons of the school year, East Side’s students made a Harvest of the Month salad to enjoy in the garden. The salad featured five Montana Harvest of the Month items: leafy greens for June as well as carrots, beets, cabbage, and lentils! The students prepped