Columbus Schools Earn Federal Farm to School Grant

June 19, 2017

Columbus Schools Earn Federal Farm to School Grant

It was recently announced that, “Building on efforts to encourage students to eat healthier, locally-produced foods - and support Ohio-based farmers and food producers - the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently awarded Columbus City Schools a nearly $100,000 grant to offer more sliced, fresh, local fruit in their cafeterias.” Carol Smathers, field specialist for youth nutrition and wellness, was lead author on the proposal. Read more...