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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

Oregon Legislature

Several Significant K-12 Policy Items Remain in Budget Bill

Last week, the Joint Finance Committee (JFC) co-chairs removed 83 provisions identified as “non-fiscal” policy items from the governor’s budget bill. (See previous post). 563 more words

State Issue

Governor's Budget Eliminates Farm to School Position/Council

From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Annysa Johnson:

“Gov. Scott Walker has proposed cutting the office’s now-vacant coordinator position and 15-member advisory council as part of his 2017-’19 budget, a move that would save $132,800 over the biennium. 133 more words

State Issue

5.6 million for Oregon farm-to-school funding passes key committee

The bill would provide grants to help school districts buy foods grown and processed in Oregon.

A bill directing $5.6 million to Oregon’s farm-to-school food program has won unanimous approval from the House Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources. 12 more words

Oregon Legislature

Farm to School Resources

Farm to school

The farm-to-school lunch movement has quickly been gaining momentum in the last few years and with good reason!  These types of programs offer wonderful benefits to students in terms of nutrition and food literacy.   237 more words