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Evaluation for Transformation: A Framework for Farm to School

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Evaluation for Transformation defines outcomes that farm-to-school has the potential to achieve and offers language, guidelines, and metrics to understand outcomes and assess programs. Beyond the four sectors (public health, community economic development, education, and environmental quality), the framework is structured around three levels of action: program, research and policy.

This is a working document based on current understanding of the field, and will be updated as new information becomes available.

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Suggests a consistent set of measurement indicators to document progress in farm-to-school programs in four sectors (public health, education, community development, and environment). Ideas for program managers, researchers, and policymakers.

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