Farm Fresh to our School Nest

Alex’s Farm Fresh to Our School Nest is a two-year campaign in Leon County that aims to introduce legislation that would create reimbursements for school lunches that were prepared with locally purchased ingredients. It is known that a contributing factor of diabetes is poor dietary practices which are often established early in life.  Farm Fresh to Our School Nest will work to reduce this health inequity in Leon County by introducing a healthy eating curriculum in the schools and revitalizing the school gardens to garner community support which will eventually lead to the drafted legislation that would create reimbursements for school lunches that were prepared with locally purchased ingredients.

 

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