local sourcing


Start small - find one local item, and talk about it and eat it! 

The National Farm to School Network has a great tip sheet for getting started for family childcare providers, and one for childcare centers. 

Check out our list of storage tips for a variety of Minnesota-grown produce.

Want recipes? Check out a list of kid-friendly ones here

for more resources on finding local food, see: 

Minnesota Grown, Directory of Farms


Minnesota Grown, CSA Finder


MN Farmers Market Association’s
Farmers' Market Locator



Food Safety and Selection at the Farmers Market 
by the University of Nebraska




Local Harvest 
CSA's, farms, farmers' markets