Local Farmers


  • American Melon


    American Melon

    Family owned and operated, American Melon Sales is currently managed and operated by Ted Brasch, Dakota Sutton, and Roger Sutton.

    Fredricksburg Peach     Fredricksburg Peach
    Gillespie County is one of the largest peach-producing counties in Texas, with about 600 acres of trees.
    Integrity Family Farms     Integrity Family Farms
    Integrity Family Farms is a year-round supplier of watermelons and onions, and a seasonal supplier of several different commodities.
    Jenske Farms     Jenschke Farms
    Jenschke Orchards is primarily a “Pick Your Own” orchard growing over 30 varieties of peaches in addition to strawberries, blackberries, pumpkins, and Christmas trees.





  • urban food alliance      Urban School Food Alliance
    Dallas ISD is one of 18 member schools of the Urban School Food Alliance.
    Texas Department of Agriculture     Texas Department of Agriculture
    The Texas Department of Agriculture helps make it possible to provide fresh, local fruits and vegetables to students.
    U. S. Department of Agriculture     U. S. Department of Agriculture
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture provides nutrition guidelines for school menus, along with staples.
    TASN     TASN
    TASN provides resources that improve and promote nonprofit child nutrition programs.
    SNA     SNA
    SNA is committed to improving the quality of school meal programs through education and advocacy.
    SNA     DairyMAX
    DairyMAX helps to develop an understanding of dairy as a healthy and beneficial daily food option; connecting the dairy producer with the American tables.
    Sides Pea Farm     Sides Pea Farm
    Sides Pea Farm began in 1957 when Winford and Virginia Sides purchased 70 acres just south of Canton and began farming.
    Texas Green Star     Texas Green Star
    Texas Green Star is organic produce grown hydroponically under controlled environment agriculture (CEA) in four categories: lettuce, leafy greens, herbs and Asian greens.
    Thomas Mushrooms     Thomas Mushrooms

    At Thomas Mushrooms & Specialty Produce, we take pride in the quality of our mushrooms and products. Every day we send mushrooms and special products.


    Best of the Bunch     Best of the Bunch local produce award
    Dallas ISD's Food and Child Nutrition Services department received the “Best of the Bunch” award from the Texas Department of Agriculture.
    Children at Risk     Children at Risk
    A nonprofit organization ranked Dallas ISD's Child Food and Nutrition Services Department as one of the “10 Best” nutrition programs for large districts in 2022.
    Baylor Scott & White     Baylor Scott & White
    Baylor Scott & White Health exists to serve all people with personalized health and wellness.
    Medical City     Medical City
    The “Kids Teaching Kids” program offers children the knowledge and resources to improve their eating habits.
    NAF     NAF
    NAF is a national network of community leaders who ensure students are college, career, and future ready.
    No Kid Hungry     No Kid Hungry
    No Kid Hungry is a national campaign run by Share Our Strength, a nonprofit working to solve problems of hunger and poverty in the United States.



    ACDA provides resources for communities across the country.