Thursday, December 27, 2018

Warren Co Extension Awarded Farm-to-School Grant

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Warren County has announced it has received a $93,582.00 grant from the Farm-to-School Program.

Cornell Cooperative Extension was one of eighteen projects chosen statewide.

The award funding will be used to hire Farm-to-School coordinators; train food service staff; provide nutrition education in classrooms and cafeterias; purchase equipment to support food preparation; and support the purchase of more local farm products, such as fruits and vegetables, nuts, and herbs, used in school lunches.

For more information contact Dr. James Seeley at (518) 668-4881.

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One Response

  1. Terry says:

    The support of local farms and the educational aspects of this program are a win-win for all. Good job on the grant acquisition, Dr. Seeley!

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