What is the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program?
“Local, sustainably caught tuna was served up in the Driftwood School cafeteria in Port Orford on Thursday, Dec. 13, and the students were treated not only to tuna, but to stories from two local fishermen, who caught the fish, shared about their occupation and what it is like to be out in the ocean.”
The farm bill covers way more than just farms—it deals with everything from forestry to animal welfare to organic research. While the bill is far from perfect, it does have a number of wins to celebrate. Here are four things we’re proud to have supported about the 2018 farm bill.
“Immigrant families make up a large part of the local community in New Brunswick. When these families adapt to new lifestyles and food choices, children can become the drivers of these changes due to their bilingual skills and greater exposure to the newer food and lifestyle choices, what they learn in the school environment and peer pressure.”
The U.S. Department of Agriculture issued a final rule today that relaxes nutrition standards in school meal programs. We believe this rule will undermine the health of our children and their future potential.
With the month of November marking National Breakfast month, Kelleher introduced pumpkin rounds, a play off a healthy cookie that was a hit among the kids.