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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!

June 2, 2020

Eighteen Local Education Agencies Awarded Farm-to-School Rapid Response Funding

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Eighteen local education agencies (LEAs) were recently awarded Farm-to-School Rapid Response funding by the Farm to School Coalition of North Carolina. The funding is intended to support urgent needs and long-term capacity building for local food purchasing for school meals and local food educational programming in ways that increase the skills, knowledge, and connection to local foods for children and their families. 

February 12, 2020

Apex High Culinary Clinches Jr. Chef Title

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The student culinary team from Apex High School in Wake County won first place for the second year running in the 2020 North Carolina Jr. Chef Competition, held Friday at Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte. 

January 8, 2020

Eight Teams Advance to Third NC Jr. Chef Cook-Off

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 Eight finalist teams from Career and Technical Education food, nutrition, and culinary arts courses will compete in a cook-off Feb. 7 at Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte.

October 17, 2019

Celebrate Family & Consumer Sciences Day by “Dining In” for Healthy Families on December 3rd!

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FCS is the field of study focused on the science and art of living and working well in our complex world. We celebrate on December 3rd to recognize our profession’s founder, Ellen S. Richards, first woman to graduate of MIT, whose birthday was December 3rd

October 15, 2019

Eleven School Districts Receive Farm-to-School Awards

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Eleven local education agencies received the first ever Farm to School of NC Awards from the Farm to School Coalition of North Carolina for work their efforts in expanding and enhancing farm to school in the state.

October 11, 2019

Governor Cooper has proclaimed October as Farm to School Month in NC

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October is National Farm to School month.

October 3, 2019

The North Carolina Jr. Chef Competition (NCJCC) seeks student created and tested recipes for school meals.

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November 15, 2019 - Teams interested in participating in the NCJCC must submit an Intent to Compete.

July 10, 2019

Governor Cooper proclaims July 8-12, 2019 as Farm to Summer Week in North Carolina

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Celebrate Farm to Summer Week in North Carolina from July 8-12, 2019