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Vernon County Farm to School

Posted by Charlene Elderkin on Tue, Aug 10, 2010 @ 09:51 AM

by Bjorn Bergman, Americorp Farm to School Member

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Crawford County Farm to School

Posted by Charlene Elderkin on Wed, Aug 04, 2010 @ 10:31 AM

The Crawford County Farm to School program is just finishing a second successful school year with some significant
accomplishments. Food service directors and staff, teachers and parents expanded the program at the Seneca Wauzeka-Steuben and Prairie du Chien School Districts this year with the help of AmeriCorps members, Kathleen Hein and Marty Green.
The Farm to School program “nourishes kids and communities” by exposing them to fresh, local food through some or all of the following activities: local foods used in cafeteria lunches, a healthy snack program, a “Harvest of the Month” program that allows students to taste local products and fun hands-on classroom lessons with a local farmer or community member, farm field trips and school gardens.

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