Farm to school: Encourages and supports healthier eating habits. Educates kids about a variety of healthy foods. Farm to school is good for kids. Farm to school funding results in: Increased funds available for child nutrition programs to spend on…..
We love our local farms as much as you do. Today, we know that only about 2% of funds spent on produce in North Carolina’s public schools is for produce grown in North Carolina. North Carolina’s agricultural sector is the…..
Farm to school builds local economies. It can result in more money circulating in rural communities. Studies show that for every $1 invested in farm to school can result in up to $2 in economic impact. Our rural communities provide…..
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FARMs for School Meals is a collaborative effort to support farm to school funding. We hope you’ll get involved!