National Metrics Resources
The National Farm to Institution Metrics Collaborative is putting together a full database of resources and tools for those interested in better understanding farm to institution metrics. Below is a sample of resources that have been produced by collaborative members.
Menus of Change; Nourished by New England (Featured on February 19th webinar!)
Collaborative Member: Health Care Without Harm
On the Plate at SUNY: Growing Health, Farms and Jobs with Local Food; The Public Plate in New York State: Growing Health, Farms and Jobs with Local Food
Collaborative Member: Farm to Institution New York State (FINYS)
Collaborative Member: Ecotrust
10 Cents a Meal for School Kids and Farms: 2017-2018 Legislative Report; Tracking Shows Increase in Local Food Purchasing at Michigan Schools (2018); Local Food for Little Eaters: A Purchasing Toolbox for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP); Farmer perspectives of farm to institution in Michigan: 2012 survey results of vegetable farmers
Collaborative Member: MSU Center for Regional Food Systems
UK Dining Sourcing Report: A Detailed Annual Assessment of Local Food Purchasing at the University of Kentucky.
Collaborative Member: The Food Connection at the University of Kentucky
Campus Dining 101: Benchmark Study of Farm to College in New England; Getting it there: Understanding the Role of New England Food Distributors in Providing Local Food to Institutions; Producer Perspectives: The New England Farm to Institution Market
Collaborative Member: Farm to Institution New England (FINE)