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
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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
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
The high prevalence of childhood obesity in the United States is a public health crisis that demands our attention. In the past 30 years, childhood obesity has doubled among children and quadrupled in adolescents. 494 more words