Vermont FEED, with consultation support from USDA Farm to School, has created informal solicitation bid templates for specific local foods. The goal? To make it easier for school nutrition personnel to properly procure local foods. Download the Maple Procurement Templates.
We've also created a one-page tip sheet of safety measures to consider when teaching children in the sugarbush. Download the Tip Sheet.
Below are a sample of activities to bring to the school to extend the students' maple education.
Maple in Every School: Sugaring Role-Play Game – download and print the activity directions.
Maple in Every School: Meet a Tree Game – download and print the activity directions.
Maple in Every School: The K.I.M. Game Using the Tools of Sugarmaking – download and print the activity directions.