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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!

February 14, 2019

2019 North Carolina Jr. Chef Competition

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Great news! Many schools have expressed an interest in participating in the 2019 North Carolina Jr. Chef Competition

October 1, 2018

Governor Cooper proclaims October NC Farm to School Month!

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The Farm to School Coalition of NC is excited to announce that Governor Cooper has proclaimed October as Farm to School Month in North Carolina. 

September 29, 2018

Triangle woman brings people together through local food, importance of community agriculture

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Anupama Joshi, current ED of the National Farm to School Network, lives in Cary NC and is part of our Farm to School Coalition Steering Committee and Advisory team.  Read this WRAL article about Anupama's farm to school work.

September 15, 2018

Florence storm hits farms and farmworkers particularly hard

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Florence Recovery continues: Farmers and farmworkers especially hard hit.

September 12, 2017

Are you ready for the North Carolina Crunch?

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Across the state, kids and adults will be crunching into locally grown apples on October 24 for Farm to School Month.

June 12, 2017

2017-2019 USDA Farm to School Grant Recipient in NC

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​Congratulations to the Beaufort County Board of Education in Washington, North Carolina for being awarded an implementation grant from USDA for Farm to School starting in October 2017. 44 applications were received by USDA nationally and 17 were awarded.

February 28, 2017

NFSN Awards Core and Supporting Partnership grant to North Carolina

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The Center for Environmental Farming Systems, serving as North Carolina’s Core Partner together with the the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project, the NC Department of Public Instruction, the Department of Health and Human Services and the NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (as Supporting Partners) were notified in mid-February 2017 that their application to the National Farm to School Network had been accepted and awarded.

August 26, 2015

Big Things are Happening for Little Kids in Hot Springs

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A tree house, a mud kitchen, an edible garden, a big stage (as well as a small one, for those not quite ready for prime time)…and did I mention a garden? The sweetest little garden which included a table and chairs for chatting or eating, and a bug hotel. Yes, a bug hotel!