What is Farm to ECE? Chances are you’re already doing it
March 20, 2023 - Author: Melanie Wong, MA, RDN Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities with contributions from Meagan K. Shedd, PhD
Farm to ECE exists as a way for young children to engage in experiences that set them up for a healthy lifelong relationship with food, nutrition, and the community around them. Farm to ECE activities should be seen as an additional tool to help ECE providers fulfill early learning standards.
Read more in this blog by Melanie Wong from Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities with contributions from Meagan K. Shedd of MSU Center for Regional Food Systems to find out the ways you may already be supporting farm to ECE in your setting, ideas for additional strategies, and suggestions to set goals to increase the value from your efforts.