Finding local produce to add to your menu doesn't have to be hard! Check out the resources below for helpful tools in procuring local food.
|Iowa State University, University Extension, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture||A Checklist for Purchasing Local Produce|
|NC State Extension||Farm to Early Care and Education (ECE) Local Food Purchasing Guide|
|Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems||Local Food For Little Eaters|
|National Farm to School Network||Local Procurement for Child Care Centers|
|National Farm to School Network||Local Purchasing for Family Child Care Providers|
|Go NAPSACC: Tips and Materials||Sample 3 week Cycle Menu|
|USDA Food and Nutrition Service||Handling Fresh Produce in Classrooms|