Young girl in a school cafeteria holding an apple
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What's seasonal on the school menu this month?

Learning to make healthy choices.

A group of children have lunch in the school cafeteria.
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Nutritious, seasonal meals are offered through Farm to School.

Seasonal School Recipes

Farm to School Harvest of the Month or NY Thursday recipes are served by Tompkins County Child Nutrition departments and feature seasonally abundant local produce! 

Find out when your school will serve these dishes by checking out their menu (links to the left). If you're interested in making these at home, see our recipes here!

School Food Recipes Featuring Seasonal Produce and Scratch Cooking

Recipe Cards available for students!

Send home seasonal recipes for kids and caregivers to make at home!  Let us know what you would like and we'll provide you with the design ready to print.

Berry NY Recipe Card image

Recipes served in Tompkins Schools through our coordinated 2020 program:

(Sept) Tomatoes HERE

(Sept) Corn HERE

(Oct) Bell Peppers HERE

(Oct) Swiss Chard HERE

(Nov) Broccoli & Cauliflower HERE

(Dec) Winter Squash HERE

(Jan) Potatoes HERE

(Feb) Root Vegetables HERE

(March) Cabbage HERE

(April) Maple HERE

(April) Grains HERE

(May) Spinach HERE

(June) Berries HERE

Last updated September 3, 2022