Increase farm to school programs!

Noticing the popularity of farm to school programs, the USDA has officially decided to seek avenues in how to increase these beneficially programs.

From “USDA seeks ways to boost farm-to-school programs”:

“We know that children are very disconnected from agriculture … literally thinking food comes from a grocery store,” Merrigan said. But many schools use farm-to-school programs to work agriculture into the curriculum, she said, transforming the lunchroom into a classroom.”

 

 

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~ by Kate on July 15, 2011.

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