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Two new laws in LA help farmers

News from Recirculating Farms Coalition:

“Two new bills in Louisiana that support bringing more good food to communities through local agriculture are now law. The first creates a… 259 more words

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The Food Fight Ahead

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

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October is National Farm to School Month: Community Partnerships

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

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'Speed Dating' Connects Farmers and Schools

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

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October is National Farm to School Month AND this Friday is FOOD DAY!

This Friday, October 24, 2014 is Food Day!  In celebration of Food Day, we are featuring a VEGGIE SPECIAL PIZZA on the menu in all of our cafeteria schools.   224 more words

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October is National Farm to School Month: Farm to School Impacts

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

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It's Massachusetts Harvest for Students Week!

September 29-October 3, 2014 is MA Harvest for Students Week and the start of National Farm to School Month!

On October 2, 2014, Boston Public Schools is featuring locally grown corn for Local Lunch Thursday.   73 more words

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