Wyoming (WY)

Explore information on farm to school participation by Wyoming (WY) school food authorities (SFAs) that responded to the Census and the schools and students they serve. Use the tools below to dig deeper into farm to school in Wyoming.

State Profile for Wyoming

Census Responses for Wyoming

Total number of responding School Food Authorities (SFAs)
59
Total number of schools in responding SFAs
334
Total number of students in responding SFAs
93,969
Farm to School Participation
67.8% (40)
of SFAs participating in SY2018-2019

Key Census Findings for Wyoming

Dig in on how farm to school is being cultivated across Wyoming.

Length of farm to school participation by SFAs in Wyoming

Farm to school has been picking up momentum over the last 10 years. See how long SFAs in Wyoming have been going local.

Percent of F2S SFAs Total F2S SFAs
Less than 3 years
 
55%
22
3-5 years
 
32.5%
13
6-10 years
 
5%
2
More than 10 years
 
7.5%
3
248 schools

67,456 students in participating SFAs

Food tray

Farm to school participation in Wyoming

Farm to school is growing in Wyoming! Local food and agricultural education activities are showing up in the cafeteria, the classroom, and the garden. Check out how many schools and students are served by farm to school SFAs.
72.5%

29 SFAs

Apple cars

Wyoming SFAs serving local food

Farm to school means more fresh, local food is on the menu. Across the country, SFAs engaged in farm to school report serving higher quality foods in school meals and increased participation in school meals.

Child Nutrition Programs in Wyoming using local food in school year 2018-2019

Nationally, a majority of farm to school SFAs have been serving local food in school meals and snacks. See how many SFAs in Wyoming are leveraging local foods.

Percent of F2S SFAs in Program Total F2S SFAs
Use local foods in NSLP
 
70%
28
Use local foods in SBP
 
33.3%
12
Use local foods in the FFVP
 
31%
9
Use local foods in CACFP
 
50%
1
Use local foods in CACFP At-Risk
 
30%
3
Use local foods in SFSP/SSO
 
31.3%
5
70%

28 SFAs

Teacher with class

Wyoming SFAs providing food, nutrition, or agricultural education

Farm to school activities include experiential learning in the classroom, in the garden, and on the farm. Wyoming SFAs offer opportunities such as taste testing, school gardening, and farm field trips.
40%

16 SFAs

Vegetable garden

Wyoming SFAs that have edible gardens

School gardens are becoming a popular outdoor extension of the classroom. Across the curriculum, school gardens can bring learning to life and produce food to serve in school meals.

Food and nutrition education in Wyoming

Farm to school activities can include educational experiences in the classroom, the garden, and on the farm. See how SFAs in Wyoming are bringing farm to school alive with hands-on learning.

Percent of F2S SFAs Total F2S SFAs
Hold taste tests & cooking demos
 
22.5%
9
Use USDA Team Nutrition materials
 
10%
4
Use educational edible school garden
 
25%
10
Hold student field trips to farms
 
35%
14
Have Farmers Visit
 
20%
8
Do farm to school activities in pre-K
 
10%
4

Local foods served daily or weekly in meals or snacks

As farm to school has grown, so have the local options students enjoy at meal time. Many schools are serving fresh and local fruits, vegetables, dairy, proteins, or grains daily, a few times a week, or weekly. Schools meet federal nutritional standards and students get healthy, flavorful, options.

Percent of F2S SFAs Total F2S SFAs
Serve local fruit at least weekly
 
7.5% 3
Serve local vegetables at least weekly
 
20% 8
Serve local milk at least weekly
 
12.5% 5
Serve other local dairy at least weekly
 
2.5% 1
Serve local protein at least weekly
 
17.5% 7
Serve local grains at least weekly
 
2.5% 1

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