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USDA Announces New Farm to School Program to Improve the Health and Nutrition of Kids Receiving School Meals

Posted By Stith, Bertie On April 25, 2012 @ 12:58 pm In Headline News | No Comments

Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan announced today that USDA will be investing in farm to school programs nationwide to help eligible schools improve the health and wellbeing of their students and connect with local agricultural producers.

Merrigan joined students at Southern High School to announce the new program that will promote opportunities for nutrition and agriculture education while providing new economic opportunities for food producers of all kinds and communities

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