Every five years, farmers and politicians get together for two knock-down, drag-out rumbles: the Farm Bill and Child Nutrition Reauthorization.
The former is thankfully in our rear-view mirrors. 743 more words
Earlier this month we highlighted Annabel Raby and Amanda Chin, FoodCorps Service Members in BPS working with City Sprouts. For our final National Farm to School Month post, we are highlighting two more amazing FoodCorps Service Members working with Boston Public Schools: Harry Meltzer and Christine Randall. 208 more words
On a recent Friday outside San Diego, California, 26 farmers and eight food distributors set up tables at a local ranch. Representatives from dozens of area school districts (plus a few folks from universities, hospitals, restaurants, grocers, senior centers, and preschools) shuffled from booth to booth, tasting growers’ products, shaking hands, and hashing out potential business deals. 125 more words
Boston Public Schools (BPS) has wonderful partners that help support farm to school and school garden efforts in our schools. This week we are highlighting 253 more words
As summer winds down, BPS Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) staff is gearing up for the start of school on Thursday September 4th, 2014. We’ve spent the last week hosting various training and professional development opportunities for our cafeteria staff as they prepare their kitchens for another year of healthy, tasty school meals. 244 more words