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Improving School Meals for Oregon Students

by DeDe Poynor, Oregon State University Dietetic Intern

Did you know school meals have been getting a makeover? It’s true – a lot has changed since the National School Lunch Program began in 1946. 354 more words


Benefits of Farm to School

Mississippi farmers, students and whole communities can reap big benefits from Farm to School programs!

Check out the link below to learn about the benefits of Farm to School! 7 more words

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Peanut Butter in School Meals (Sponsor: National Peanut Board)

Kids love the great taste of peanut butter, and school nutrition professionals love the protein and other key nutrients of this American staple. Some schools, however, struggle with managing peanut products due to concerns about food allergies. 796 more words

School Lunch

#SchoolLunch is GREAT in GREELEY

There are three great reasons to share my recent visit to Greeley-Evans School District 6 in Colorado. First, there has been lots of recent attention to school lunch acceptability and food waste related… 566 more words

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Harvest of the Month Pilot

A Partnership of Pittsburgh Public Schools, Grow Pittsburgh                                       and Let’s Move Pittsburgh

In an effort to enhance farm to school education in Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS), PPS, Grow Pittsburgh and Let’s Move Pittsburgh (LMP) are piloting a Harvest of the Month program for the month of May. 150 more words

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19-group coalition sends Farm to School support letter to every budget committee member

A broad and diverse coalition of 19 supporting groups hand-delivered and emailed a letter to all members of the Joint Finance committee voicing support for the Farm to School Program, which faces elimination in the pending 2017-2019 State Budget.  >  Wisconsin Farmers Union

Farm to School funding hangs in the balance 

Oregon’s Farm to School and School Garden program, which gives local students an inside look at the area agricultural industry and brings local produce to school cafeterias, is competing with other spending bills in the Joint Committee on Ways and Means. 37 more words

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