O‘ahu Farm to School Network (OFSN)
The mission of the O‘ahu Farm to School Network (OFSN) is to create connections to grow healthy children and communities through garden-based education and farm-fresh local food. OFSN envisions and works to empower the development of schools as models of resilient communities.
The core membership of OFSN consists of service providers committed to advancing farm to school opportunities including non-profit organizations, state agencies, farms and other local businesses. OFSN’s general membership encompasses stakeholders such as schools and individual practitioners including educators, students, parents, and administrators.
Founded in 2012 and coordinated through ‘Iolani School and Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL), OFSN works to strengthen and connect farm to school programs on O‘ahu by building the network of service providers and producing professional development and policy advocacy opportunities for stakeholders.