Sugar snap peas are a perfect Farm to Preschool harvest: an easy way to introduce children to different plant parts, and a sweet summer snack!
Photo courtesy: Emily Hart

In this issue:
  • Update on Farm to Preschool at the National Farm to School Network
  • Save the Date: APHA Conference
  • Farm to Preschool in the News
  • Book Recommendation: Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!

Farm to Preschool at the National Farm to School Network

A new two-page fact sheet explains who's involved and what's happening in 2013 with the national Farm to Preschool initiative.

Farm to Preschool at the American Public Health Association Conference

Several members of the national Farm to Preschool initiative will be presenting at this year's conference, taking place November 2-6, 2013 in Boston, Mass. Learn more about the Farm to Preschool session here.

The APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition attracts more than 13,000 national and international physicians, administrators, nurses, educators, researchers, epidemiologists, and related health specialists. APHA's meeting program addresses current and emerging health science, policy, and practice issues in an effort to prevent disease and promote health.

Register to attend the conference here. Early bird pricing is in effect until August 22.

Farm to Preschool in the News

In the news this month:

Book Recommendation: Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!

Mr. McGreely's war on bunnies will have everyone laughing as he tries to outsmart the clever “twitch-whiskers”. He plants a garden, only to find rabbits munching on his vegetables every night. Read the book together, and then follow up with one of the author's suggested classroom activities [PDF].
By Candace Fleming, illustrated by G. Brian Karas.

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