Farm to Early Care and Education (ECE)
Provide and overview of the strategies ECE providers can use to connect children and families to healthy, local foods with a special emphasis on gardening.
Resources to Support a Trip to the Farmer's Market
Multicultural Selection of Farm to ECE Books
The Food Trust's multicultural collection of farm to ECE books highlights children's books that feature characters from under-represented racial and ethnic groups, many of which are authored by writers of color. The list also includes a number of books that are either bilingual or written exclusively in Spanish. These books cover a wide variety of farm to ECE- related topics including gardening, farms, cooking, family meals, farmer's markets, shopping for food, and more.
Ideas for Visiting the Farmer's Market with Children
Enhance learning opportunities before, during, and after a farmer's market visit with these ideas.
Hear what Families have to Say!
Listen to Lindsey Brown, Owner/Director, at Brown's Family Child Care, LLC, and the families in her program talk about how Farm to ECE has impacted not just the classroom community, but the home environment, too!