The Farm to School team is looking for farm businesses interested in growing fruits and vegetables for Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) lunches, snacks, educational events and taste tests. There are ways to start small by selling for taste tests and Farm to School events at the schools. We are interested in learning about your farm operation and ways we can collaborate! Quantities and prices have flexibility.
|Sweet peppers||September-October||75 – 85 dozen (menu)||$2.50/lb|
|Cucumbers||June – September||300 – 325 dozen (menu)||$4.00/dz|
|Tomatoes (slicers)||August – September||1500 – 1600 lbs (menu)||$1.00/lb|
|Cherry Tomatoes||September||20 – 25 pints (menu)||$1.50/pt|
|Broccoli||May, June, Oct, Nov||500 – 550 lbs (menu)||$1.50/lb|
|Winter Squash||November||50 – 75 lbs (menu)||$1.75/lb|
|Summer Squash||September||50 – 75 lbs (taste test)||$1.30/lb|
|Snap Peas (stringless variety)||May||20 – 30 lbs (taste test/ menu)||$2.50/lb|
|Sweet Potatoes||October-December||Taste test|
|Strawberries||May-June (1st week)||75 – 100 flats 8/1lb flats (menu)||$20 – $23 per flat|
|Blueberries||September||100 flats 12-1/2Pt||$18 – $23 per flat|
Work with us as we expand our kids’ palettes and find a way to simply process produce so that FCPS can buy more local. Please get in touch!
Stephen O’Brey (301) 644-5060 Stephen.OBrey@fcps.org
Alysia Feuer (443) 366-5670 firstname.lastname@example.org