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Arkansas Study: School Fruit, Veggie Program Lowers Childhood Obesity

Times Record
August 2, 2015

Recent research highlights the positive impact of school fruit and vegetable programs.

Reversing the food desert, with local produce and help from Pembroke farm

The Daily Journal
August 4, 2015

An Illinois elementary school cafeteria takes on a central role in the local food system. 

Serving Up Tradition

Mass. Farm to School
August 18, 2015

Download a new guide for serving culturally appropriate school meals. 

Healthy Eaters, Strong Minds

August 10, 2015

A look at what school gardens can teach children. 

Poll Finds Most Back Healthy School Meals

New York Times
August 18, 2015

A new poll finds a strong majority of Americans support healthy school food standards. (Photo: USDAgov via Flickr) 

Advancing Farm to School: Lessons from the Field

Wisconsin Clearinghouse
July 19, 2015

A collection of case studies and strategies gathered from farm to school efforts in 14 Wisconsin communities. (Photo: USDAgov via Flickr)

MSU study looks at local schools’ meat program

Daily Inter Lake
July 20, 2015

Montana State University begins a study of local districts' beef-to-schools program. (Photo: dane brian via Flickr) 

The Path to a New Child Nutrition Act

July 10, 2015

An infographic, created by the National Coalition for Sustainable Agriculture, outlines CNR's path through Congress.