Representative known for sponsoring the... →
She also is known for sponsoring legislation to combat childhood obesity and the Farm-to-School Act, which brought fresh, local produce into schools.
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The Jane Lawton Farm-to-School Program will provide public schools with the ability to buy local produce for school meals.
FarmGirl's Adventures in Agriculture and... →
See the information below for a Victory Against Hunger Award for Farm to School programs,
Feminist Review: School Lunch Politics: The... →
School Lunch Politics: The Surprising History of America’s Favorite Welfare Program
My goal is to see more farm-to-school and farm-to-hospital programs and am doing...– LA Farm Girl: Good News: Locavore Movement Helping Revive Family Farms
School nutrition programs are an important area for Slow Food to get involved in...– Slow Food Seacoast: Adventures of a Local “Lunch Lady”
SC Farm to School Bill →
* H 4833, the S.C. Farm to School Program Act, would set up a special program within the state Department of Agriculture to encourage schools and farmers to work together to provide fresh produce for school snacks and meals. The bill would help provide a market for farmers while simultaneously helping students learn more about agricultural products and healthy eating habits.
The group is up for the challenge, and despite the hefty workload, we learned...– Seacoast Eat Local » Blog Archive » Kids Eat Kale?
Fresh Picked News - Yakima Fruit Market: School... →
The website is along the lines of the Farm to School campaign. The Media Coverage page on their site is an very interesting collection of articles.
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Oregon is requiring the establishment of farm-to-school and school garden programs
Start a farm to school program in Lawrence public... →
Start a Farm-to-School program in Lawrence public schools: Farm to School is a program which schools provide meals using locally produced foods. Schools also provide learning opportunities, such as farming, gardening and studying about nutrition. This program would enable local farmers to sell their products and raise students’ awareness of food and health. Your participation wanted! And don’t...
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The school recently started a farm-to-school-lunch program, with organic and locally grown foods. The school recycles and composts. In the school garden, students grow crops and herbs for the lunch program.
Global Food Crisis—Ouch. →
Also, please keep an eye out for opportunities to get local foods in more places in your community: Local food purchasing policies for cafeterias in your favorite school, childcare center, or workplace? Farm-to-school, office, or church programs?
Good Thymes from In Good Taste: Connection to the... →
If you’d like to read the notes from the presentation, Deborah Kane’s speech is available by clicking on http://www.ecotrust.org/farmtoschool/2008_05_Whats-for-Lun
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It took a few weeks into the school year to get on the lunch program. In the interest of telling the story, I’ll disclose that I filled out the papers for the Reduced lunch program, thinking it would be a good “back up” plan for days that I couldn’t come up with something from home. When I found out that because of our family size, the kids qualified for free lunch AND...
earthwomyn06: Farm to School Bill pass! And more... →
Farm to school bill passes! Thanks to those of you who called your legislators, the farm to school bill (HB3158) has passed! Questions remain about this bill’s impact on school purchasing. Stay tuned to enews for more details. ( what is Farm to School Bill? Well its were the schools will buy their produce and meat from local farms :) )
Farm to school programs are being started in many communities across the...– School Lunches 2: The Promise of Feeding Kids Well and Saving the World. : Eat. Drink. Better.
Envirovore: Eat Your Greens! - Maryland,... →