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Evaluating Your Program

  • Bearing Fruit: Farm to School Program Evaluation
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    Bearing Fruit is the National Farm to School program's comprehensive guide to program evaluation. Order hard copies for the cost of shipping by contacting Anupama Joshi (ajoshi@oxy.edu). (13.6 MB PDF)

  • Impact Evaluation Handbook (surveys to assess fruit and vegetable consumption)
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    The California Department of Public Health’s Network for a Healthy California produced a compendium of validated surveys to assess fruit and vegetable consumption and physical activity. The Handbook contains the survey instruments along with data collection instructions and guidance. (3.9 MB PDF)

  • Compendium of Surveys (to assess fruit and vegetable consumption)
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    The California Department of Public Health’s Network for a Healthy California produced this compendium of validated surveys to assess fruit and vegetable consumption and physical activity. (0 B PDF )

  • Impact of Garden-Based Youth Nutrition Intervention Programs: A Review
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    Published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association in 2009 by Robinson-O’Brien et al., this article reviews the impacts of gardens on knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors related to fruits and vegetables. (111.4 KB PDF)

  • The Child in the Garden: An Evaluative Review of the Benefits of School Gardening
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    Published in the Journal of Environmental Education in 2009, Blair reviews the U.S. literature on children’s gardening. (329.8 KB PDF)

  • Food Systems and Public Health: Linkages to Achieve Healthier Diets and Healthier Communities
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    Use this link to access a FREE double issue of the Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition that identifies research opportunities to develop successful interventions within agriculture, food, and health systems.

  • Do Farm to School Programs Make a Difference? Findings and Future Research Needs
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    Joshi et al. authored this 2008 article in the Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition – the first comprehensive literature review on the overall impacts of farm to school programs. (70 KB PDF)

  • Impact Assessment of Vermont Farm to School Program
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    A report from Vermont FEED's 2006 Farm to School Program impact assessment that analyzed the likely impacts of efforts to increase the level of Vermont farm involvement in the school food system. (211.9 KB PDF)

Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente Northwest's Community Benefit program supports Ecotrust's Farm to School program with a Healthy Food Access grant that facilitates the purchase of more healthy, regionally produced food by school districts in the region and connects them with small, medium-sized, and minority-owned food producers in their communities.

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