As Farm to School Month draws to a close, we honor schools doing it right! Farm to school is one of the most important movements alive in America today, because it’s about creating a healthy food culture, and without that big does of prevention, our health care system doesn’t stand a chance.
Kids bond with local foods, farms and farmers themselves when growers visit schools and share stories and good things to taste!
A full-time Farm-to-School coordinator is a rarity, but the position pays big dividends in furthering a healthy food culture, as seen at Traverse Cay Area Intermediate School District.
Tern limits mean many new legislators will be taking control of Michigan government after the 2018 election. Help them understand the power and benefits of 10 Cents a Meal.
Sourcing locally on a Lake Michigan Island offers opportunities and challenges for the tiny school on Beaver Island. Our food and farming specialist Jen Schaap checks it out.
The 10 Cents a Meal program means more business for Michigan farmers as well as healthier food for school children.