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The 1st National Farm to School Month is This Week's Cover Story

This is literally grassroots efforts that illustrate how communities are coming together across the nation.

This week, is featuring a story on the country’s first National Farm to School Month.

October is designated as National Farm to School Month by an act of Congress. The resolution was introduced by Representative Rush Holt (NJ) in November, 2010. The passage of the House Resolution 1655 seeks to bring attention to the tremendous efforts of farmers, educators and food service professionals as they work throughout the year in a wide range of Farm to School programs established to improve nutrition in the public schools, support local economies and educate children about the food they eat.

In our feature story, outlines the tremendous efforts that are being championed daily across communities and around the country.

According to Gigi Cohen, Publisher of, “This is literally grassroots efforts that illustrate how communities are coming together across the nation to learn about, grow and enjoy our country’s agricultural resources. We hope the recognition of these efforts will grow both locally and nationally in years to come, and we are doing our part to say thank you and spread the word.”

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