Showing posts from February, 2015
"Gardens, scholars say, are the first sign of commitment to a community. When people plant corn they are saying, let's stay here. And by their connection to the land, they are connected to one another." - Anne Raver

Presenting at the Farm to College Forum in April

The full program for the 2015 Farm to College Forum (part of the Farm to Institution Summit) has just been announced. I will be presenting with my colleagues on April 9, 2015 at UMass Amherst. I hope you can join us!

New Hampshire Agricultural Education License Plate

From the latest NH Farm to School newsletter:

New Hampshire House Bill 688-FN details the creation of a new license plate where proceeds support agricultural education throughout the state. Funds raised will be divided equally into 4 parts as follows:

1. NH Agriculture in the Classroom (increase student awareness about the food, fiber and fuel systems critical to their everyday lives - provide educators with curricula which teaches core curriculum concepts using agricultural topics - provide field trips, teacher workshops, resources, etc.)

2. NH FFA Foundation(a national leadership organization for students involved in the science, business and technology of agriculture - develops students' potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education - scholarships, training programs, career development events, etc.)

3. NH Farm to School Program(supports healthy eating and healthy food choices in schools by providing training to schools an…