Farm to Cafeteria

Pulse of Montana Recipe Contest is Open!

James Diehl's pulse recipe, The Madisonian In 2019, we're celebrating the lentil things. Take for instance the Ennis Elementary School students' recipe for Pulse Pita Pizzas: cooked red lentils combined with olive oil, tomato paste, and spices to make for a...

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Wrapping Up Montana Beef to School!

Folks, it looks like the cows have finally come home. The Montana Beef to School Project is wrapping up after three exciting years of exploring what factors make beef to school successful! As we reach the end of November, we want to celebrate the work that this...

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Montana Harvest of the Month Best Practices Guide

Our MT Harvest of the Month work under NCAT's Growing for Success project began in October 2016 with the goal of increasing the sale of specialty crops to Montana institutions. This project builds on the successes and lessons learned from the school-based HOM program...

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Beefing Up Your Resources

This Montana Beef to School Blog post is all about finding the right tools to beef up your program! It’s been a few months since you’ve seen a blog from us, and that’s because we’ve been spending a lot of time answering the call of beef to school (B2S) stakeholders...

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Updated Farm to Cafeteria Manual Available

Updated Farm to Cafeteria Manual Available

In 2009 NCAT's Farm to Cafeteria Network was formed under the mission of supporting vibrant local communities by increasing the amount of healthy, locally-grown food served in public and private institutions.  Five years ago, the Farm to Cafeteria Network produced its...

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Clark Fork School in Missoula Celebrates Harvest of the Month

Eight early childcare centers across the state are participating in the new Montana Harvest of the Month program. Each month, participating childcare centers, K-12 schools, and afterschool programs are showcasing one Montana grown or raised food by serving it in a...

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Producer Database

Get information about Montana food producers, processors, and distributors who are interested in selling to institutions.

Institution Database

Get information about Montana institutions utilizing local food systems to put food on the table.

The Farm to Cafeteria Manual for Montana is now available!

FTC Montana Manual
We’re excited to announce our new resource, the Farm to Cafeteria Manual for Montana, a how-to for farmers, ranchers, foodservice directors, and community leaders.

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