Colleges

To learn more about  Montana Farm to College programs and details about their efforts, check out our Farm to College Directory, based on results from a 2013 survey.

Montana Farm to College 2013

A few of the state’s highlighted programs include…

University of Montana Farm to College, Missoula    Paving the way in Farm to College since 2003,  UM Missoula supports agricultural and economic development statewide by purchasing Montana products to serve in dining venues.  They educate the campus community and others about Montana food and agriculture, thereby strengthening connections between the urban and rural areas of the state.  In the 2011-2012 school year, UM Farm to College spent 20% of its total food budget on local items.

Montana State University Montana Made Program, Bozeman  The Montana Made Program is a local food buying initiative created  by MSU Food Services to optimize and promote the use of Montana processed, grown and/or manufactured products.  The program promotes education and outreach and strives to help build a healthy local food system on campus and  throughout the Bozeman community.

College Studentswant to get involved?  You can help spur sustainable food projects on your campus by joining The Real Food Challenge or CoFED, both great organizations that help organize and empower college students to affect change around just and local food.

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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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