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Farm to School Act of 2015!


Farm to school is a no-brainer – it’s a win-win for kids, farmers, and communities!

That’s why we’re so excited that the bipartisan team of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS), Representative Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE), and Representative Marcia Fudge (D-OH) introduced the Farm to School Act of 2015!  The Farm to School Act of 2015, with support from more members of Congress, will become part of the Child Nutrition Act reauthorization package later this year.

What exactly is in the bill?  Lots of improvements to help farm to school expand nationwide!

We need help from YOU to make sure the Farm to School Act makes it into the Child Nutrition Act this fall!

YOU CAN HELP!  Let’s tell everyone in Congress that they should sign on to this bipartisan bill! 

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If you care about getting healthy food to everyone, protecting our natural resources, and supporting the next generation of American farmers, then you’ll want to get involved this year!

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