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A primary goal of the Farm to School Coalition of North Carolina is to weave together an understanding of what great stories and ideas are happening across the state. Check back often to read the latest farm to school news and to submit your own story!

November 15, 2022

EdNC Article: Craven County Students Test Locally Sourced, Healthy School Meals

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October was Farm to School month across the country. Craven County district and school officials sourced local foods and helped students to develop and test recipes that are healthy and palatable for school meals.

November 14, 2022

Engaging Students in Orange County for #NCFarmtoSummer

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The NCDPI, Office of School Nutrition in conjunction with the Farm to School Coalition of North Carolina is highlighting the Orange County School Nutrition Program for their activity in the 2022 #NCFarmtoSummer Challenge.

November 10, 2022

DINE with Durham #NCFarmtoSummer Activities

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The NCDPI, Office of School Nutrition in conjunction with the Farm to School Coalition of North Carolina is highlighting success stories from the 2022 #NCFarmtoSummer Challenge. 

November 7, 2022

Serving Up Local Beef in Buncombe County for #NCFarmtoSummer

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The NCDPI, Office of School Nutrition in conjunction with the Farm to School Coalition of North Carolina is highlighting success stories from Buncombe County Schools!

November 4, 2022

USDA Signs Cooperative Agreements with North Carolina to Promote Economic Opportunities for Farmers and Producers, Expand Local Foods in School Meals

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U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs Mae Wu was joined by North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services Chief Deputy Commissioner David Smith in Durham, N.C., to announce the signing of cooperative agreements between USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service and state under the Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement Program and the Local Food for Schools Cooperative Agreement Program.

November 3, 2022

Sourcing Local Produce and Herbs with Brigade Boys & Girls Club for #NCFarmtoSummer

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The NCDPI, Office of School Nutrition in conjunction with the Farm to School Coalition of North Carolina is highlighting success stories from the Brigade Boys & Girls Club for #NCFarmtoSummer!

October 27, 2022

Farm to School Coalition of North Carolina Steering Committee Highlights

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For National Farm to School and Early Care and Education Month we are excited to highlight a few of our Steering Committee Members.

October 6, 2022

USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Awards New Grant to Support NC Farm to School Online Training Initiative

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has awarded a two year, $219,458 grant to North Carolina Extension/North Carolina State University and the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) to expand our online farm to school course into a Farm to School Collaborative Training Initiative (NCF2SCTI).