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Ag Diversification and Market Development Bureau
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Program Benefits

...for Farmers

  • Opens new direct marketing opportunities to local school districts.

  • Strengthens relationships between farmers and the community.

...for Children

  • Encourages children to develop life-long healthful eating habits.

  • Reinforces an appreciation for the importance of farming to our community.

  • Instills an appreciation for the cycle of food from seed to table.

...for the Community

  • Helps maintain local economies by supporting local farms.

  • Strengthens urban/rural linkages.

 
 

Connecting Local Farms with School Lunch Programs


 

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