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Food To Schools From Farms

first_imgClick for more information about growing your area’s Farm to School program.A national effort to bring fresh food from farms to schools has resulted in $385 million in purchases for school lunches and other meals across the country.  More than half the school districts in Alaska are participating in the Farm to School program, feeding more than a hundred thousand kids in the state.Download AudioHOST: Steve Heimel, Alaska Public Radio NetworkGUESTS:Deborah Kane, Director, Farm to School Program, U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition ServiceJohanna Herron, Farm to School coordinator, Alaska Division of AgricultureCallers statewidePARTICIPATE:Post your comment before, during or after the live broadcast (comments may be read on air).Send e-mail to talk [at] alaskapublic [dot] org (comments may be read on air)Call 550-8422 in Anchorage or 1-800-478-8255 if you’re outside Anchorage during the live broadcastLIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.SUBSCRIBE: Get Talk of Alaska updates automatically by e-mail, RSS or podcast.TALK OF ALASKA ARCHIVElast_img

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