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  • Going Local: Paths to Success for farm to school Programs
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    This publication details eight successful farm to school programs from across the nation. (5.7 MB PDF)

  • A Salad Bar Featuring Organic Choices: Revitalizing the School Lunch Program
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    This report, describes the Olympia (WA) School District’s Organic Choices program and the specific changes to food options, and implementation of environmental and nutrition education, financial impacts, and key to success. (290.8 KB PDF)

  • New on the Menu: Districtwide Changes to School Food Start in the Kitchen at Portland’s Abernethy Elementary
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    This report from Abernethy Elementary in Portland, Oregon took a whole systems approach to school food. The report includes a description of the program and the results of the pilot in terms of financial impact, nutrition, lunch participation rates, and child food preferences. (2.1 MB PDF)

  • Kaiser Permanente

    Kaiser Permanente Northwest's Community Benefit program supports Ecotrust's Farm to School program with a Healthy Food Access grant that facilitates the purchase of more healthy, regionally produced food by school districts in the region and connects them with small, medium-sized, and minority-owned food producers in their communities.

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