BENEFITING: Center for Rural Affairs
ORGANIZER: Center for Rural Affairs
Center for Rural Affairs wrote -
The landscape of food on children’s plates is rapidly transpiring into healthy and delicious bites. The term "Farm to School" refers to schools serving local, farm-fresh foods. Often schools incorporate curriculums built around nutrition, agriculuture, business, and science.
- Lyons-Decature Northeast Schools used a mentoring program between older and younger students to prepare recipes and learn where food comes from.
- Bancroft-Rosalie Public School grew enthusiasm for fresh produce and fruits by holding a school-wide contest.
- Students learned about growing food and entreprenuership with a produce stand at the Fremont Community Learning Centers – Afterschool Programs.