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CAF provides tools, training, resources and funding that helps school communities create healthier food and redefine lunchroom environments
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One Meal A Day Apr 18
How could school lunches be healthier for students and the environment? Find out from 's recent webinar: . We're with you-- let's co-create a more vibrant, colorful future for our children's plates.
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Civil Eats Apr 18
“My hope is that this draft doesn’t see the light of day, and that we instead focus on extending existing programs before the current farm bill expires on September 30 so that there is no lapse in funding.” - Congresswoman
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Congressman Tim Ryan Apr 18
Great news. This award will help increase access and consumption of fresh and nutritious foods -- critical for any community to thrive!
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Chef Ann Foundation Apr 18
"69 percent of farmers said policies should help connect farmers with new buyers through marketing arrangements like food hubs and farm-to-school programs."
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Chef Ann Foundation Apr 17
Check out what Cincinnati Public Schools did with their Project Produce grant to create cultural awareness and introduce kids to new fruit and veg.
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Chef Ann Foundation Apr 15
"Principal Sharon Rucker of Providence Elem. in Chesterfield County championed the use of Grab N’ Go kiosks where students can easily pick up breakfast before heading into their first class. Approx. 60% more students are eating breakfast" @comfortjasonva
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Patachou Foundation Apr 13
✨ Thanks to everyone who packed the house last night at our Speakers Forum featuring . We’re so grateful and inspired by ’s words, the thought-provoking discussion led by , and our incredible staff, volunteers, and supporters.
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Jess Yoder Apr 13
It has been an inspiring, sky’s the limit sort of week. Thank you for giving a platform to share her story last night!
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AZ Gov Education Apr 11
Great news! to focus on ensuring students receive fresh, healthy meals thanks to $18K grant.
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Green Schools C&E Apr 12
Our schedule is all the convincing you need to get registered! Catch the Women in Green Breakfast, first thing Friday morning, for just the right dose of inspiration. Panel discussions include sustainability pros from and more!
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Chef Ann Foundation Apr 12
Serving good food in schools is not just a job for the kitchens, you have to get the community involved and cooking competitions are a great way. We love this program supported by . Check out our resources to hold your own
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Chef Ann Foundation Apr 12
Are kids really eating the fruit and veg that the nut. regs mandate are served? Nothing happens without education. Project Produce grants are open now, they fund fruit and veg trial and education in the lunch room. Link to apply
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Chef Ann Foundation Apr 5
Nice job WA! The Hunger Free Bill of Rights Act will require schools in WA to serve a hot lunch to students even if they don't have the funds. It also goes further to support families in accessing the F/R lunch program.
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Chef Ann Foundation Apr 3
It's hard to move GIANT school districts like to scratch cooking. We love the way is supporting this effort, and kudos to Mayor in supporting this really important work.
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Chef Ann Foundation Mar 31
Our Project Produce grants are open through May 4th. Let your schools know they can apply for these fruit and veggie tasting/education grants for their schools.
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Chef Ann Foundation Mar 30
DOE's new Aina Pono Farm to School program. On the menu - kalua pig, poi, lomi tomato and local fruits. "Students are excited to eat here not across the street, not at home, but right here," said Alyssa Yamada-Barretto, student body president.
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Chef Ann Foundation Mar 30
Thanks ! Best part is all resources on are free to all schools thanks to support from
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Georgia Food Oasis Mar 28
The Lunch Box, an affiliate of the , helps provide resources to support school district food service teams as they transition their food programs from processed foods to scratch cooking with fresh ingredients:
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Chef Ann Foundation Mar 30
Replying to @Dmozaffarian
The more we can ⬇️processed food in schools the better. That is why we focus on supporting schools cooking from scratch.. when you choose your ingredients, you control the quality of the food. The momentum is here and states like NY are leading the way by pushing leg. change.
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Chef Ann Foundation Mar 29
"March is Women’s History Month – a celebration dating back to the first National Women’s Day on February 29, 1909, in New York. To celebrate, here are a few remarkable women that shaped our lives and love of agriculture."
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