Wisconsin Districts

49%
of Wisconsin school districts surveyed by USDA say they participate in farm to school activities.

277

1,401

565,559

Another 13% of districts surveyed plan to start farm to school activities in the future.

(Note: of the 775 school districts in Wisconsin, 73% completed the USDA Farm to School Census.)

Highlights

$9,188,610

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

10%

of their budget on local products.
School districts in Wisconsin are currently buying the following types of local foods:
  • 83%

    fruits
  • 81%

    vegetables
  • 29%

    milk
  • 13%

    meat or poultry

47%

of Wisconsin districts surveyed plan to increase local food purchases in the future.
Wisconsin school districts are serving local items throughout the school day. In Wisconsin local foods are being served at the following times:
  • 38%

    breakfast
  • 89%

    lunch
  • 3%

    supper
  • 13%

    snacks
  • 18%

    Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program
At least

236

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

29%

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

15%

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 Wisconsin.
What we heard during the nomination process:
The Sheboygan Falls School District has a great agriculture program for students and even grows their own vegetables to serve for lunches. Pretty neat!
Congratulations to all the school districts in Wisconsin conducting farm to school programs.

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

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