Partnership Spotlight: Virginia Farm to School (F2S) Efforts

Some children participants at Families, Food, and Fun after-school program For many years, the whole farm to fork movement, and the increased demand for children to have access to more fresh fruits and vegetables, and healthier lifestyles, have propelled great strides in the National Farm to School movement.  [...]

By |2024-05-14T01:44:55-05:00September 14th, 2018|Partnership Spotlights|

Virginia Farm to School Project Seeks to Increase Locally Sourced Foods in Public Schools

A growing number of schools are gradually transitioning from pre-made foods to more fresh, scratch cooked options.  Given the emphasis on fresh fruits and vegetables, there is an opportunity for local growers to  gain greater access to public school systems.  According to the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), there are [...]

By |2023-12-06T23:06:54-05:00February 11th, 2018|On Farm Projects|
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