Farm-to-School Programs Now in 14 Georgia Districts

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Monday, April 9, 2012

What began as a pilot program in Hall and two other Georgia school districts to get more more locally grown produce on school menus has now expanded to include 14 school systems in the state.

Georgia schools are on track to serve up an unprecedented amount of locally grown food to children all over the state during the current school year.

Through an innovative program known as Harvest of the Month, school districts are highlighting fresh, local food in the cafeteria as part of a program to teach children where their food comes from, why it matters, and inspiring them to want to consume it.

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