Who We Are
Our mission is to create connections between local agriculture and AAPS while supporting student nutritional needs.
We advocate for the use of local and regionally grown produce as a healthy choice for students. Using local food in our school food service also supports local and regional farms in their efforts to be sustaining contributors to our local economy. Chartwells provides Michigan-grown produce in all AAPS cafeterias.
The Farm to School Collaborative has been on hiatus during the COVID-19 Pandemic. We plan to re-start the collaborative for the 2022-2023 school year.
Past Members have included AAPS staff, school garden coordinators, organizations involved with local food, and Food Service.
AAPS – Community Division - Rec & Ed
AAPS – Chartwells/Food Service
AAPS – Burns Park Elementary School Principal
AAPS - Burns Park Elementary School Garden Coordinator
Ann Arbor Open School Teacher
Parent/School Garden Coordinators
Slauson Middle School School Garden Coordinator
The Agrarian Adventure
Ann Arbor Farmers Market
The Farm at St. Joe's
Project Healthy Schools
Washtenaw County Public Health