Farm-to-school implementation handbook
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SubjectFarm produce--South Carolina; National school lunch program; School children--Food--South Carolina--Handbooks, manuals, etc.; Community and school--South Carolina--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Farm-to-school connects schools and local farms with the objectives of serving healthy meals in school cafeterias, improving student nutrition, providing agriculture, health and nutrition education opportunities, and supporting local and regional farmers. The program teaches students about the path from farm to fork, and instills healthy eating habits that can last a lifetime. At the same time, use of local produce in school meals and educational activities provides a new direct market for farmers in the area and mitigates environmental impacts of transporting food long distances.
South Carolina State Department of Education. Office of Health and Nutrition
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|Publisher||South Carolina State Library|
|Digital Collection||South Carolina State Documents Depository|
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