New Hampshire Districts

77%
of New Hampshire school districts surveyed by USDA say they participate in farm to school activities.

79

170

66,103

Another 14% of districts surveyed plan to start farm to school activities in the future.

(Note: of the 107 school districts in New Hampshire, 96% completed the USDA Farm to School Census.)

Highlights

$840,426

invested in local food in New Hampshire
with the average school district spending

7%

of their budget on local products.
School districts in New Hampshire are currently buying the following types of local foods:
  • 85%

    fruits
  • 85%

    vegetables
  • 25%

    milk
  • 13%

    meat or poultry

51%

of New Hampshire districts surveyed plan to increase local food purchases in the future.
New Hampshire school districts are serving local items throughout the school day. In New Hampshire local foods are being served at the following times:
  • 61%

    breakfast
  • 91%

    lunch
  • 1%

    supper
  • 15%

    snacks
  • 39%

    Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program
At least

54

school gardens are growing in New Hampshire
Tend and water those gardens; their benefits are well documented!
In New Hampshire,

16%

of School Districts
Are Engaging Preschool Children
in Farm to School Activities.
In New Hampshire,

8%

Of School Districts Are Using Local Foods in Summer Meals.
Learn more about these results. See the details
Based on a tally of the number of votes received, the school district above was selected as a stand out in New Hampshire.
What we heard during the nomination process:
Our school garden is a tremendous success where the children take pride in growing their own vegetables.
Congratulations to all the school districts in New Hampshire conducting farm to school programs.

From buying local food to planting school gardens to teaching kids where their food comes from, New Hampshire is ‘bringing the farm to school.’ Peruse the list below for more information on the great work taking place in New Hampshire.

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