43 percent of schools have Farm-to-Schools program
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- More than 300 school districts in California are participating in "farm-to-school" programs.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released results of its first Farm-to-School census. They say 43-percent of public school districts across the country have started such programs.
Through the programs, schools buy food from local farmers and offer gardens or other activities that teach children where their food comes from.
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