28 Nov '11, 5pm

The 10 most impressive farm-to-school programs

The 10 most impressive farm-to-school programs

Based in Madison, Wis., REAP (Research, Education, Action and Policy on Food Group) works to build a healthy, environmentally friendly, and economically sustainable regional food system, making connections to link together "land and table." By shortening the distance from farm to table, REAP is able to support small family farmers while providing safe, diverse food for schools and other groups. REAP achieves this through a few different programs, including a Buy Fresh Buy Local farm to restaurant program, a farm-fresh atlas, and the Farm-to-School Program. REAP sends "Snack Bites" to schools, materials that include heirloom cherry tomatoes, apples, and carrot sticks, along with educational materials that support the snacks. The program’s AmeriCorps educators also offer educational programming, including farmer educators with farm field trips with hands-on experiences. REAP...

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