Utah Districts

35%
of Utah school districts surveyed by USDA say they participate in farm to school activities.

30

349

220,881

Another 17% of districts surveyed plan to start farm to school activities in the future.

(Note: of the 102 school districts in Utah, 84% completed the USDA Farm to School Census.)

Highlights

$5,368,300

invested in local food in Utah
with the average school district spending

16%

of their budget on local products.
School districts in Utah are currently buying the following types of local foods:
  • 93%

    fruits
  • 55%

    vegetables
  • 52%

    milk
  • 24%

    meat or poultry

45%

of Utah districts surveyed plan to increase local food purchases in the future.
Utah school districts are serving local items throughout the school day. In Utah local foods are being served at the following times:
  • 66%

    breakfast
  • 93%

    lunch
  • 0%

    supper
  • 17%

    snacks
  • 31%

    Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program
At least

9

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

7%

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

24%

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 Utah.
What we heard during the nomination process:
I'm pleased to read about the dedication of the Jordan Nutritional Services doing so much for the kids.
Congratulations to all the school districts in Utah conducting farm to school programs.

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

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