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Every day, 80,000 Montana public school students eat school lunch. In 2012-2013, Montana’s public K-12 schools spent $25 million on foodservices. Our schools provide a unique platform for supporting Montana agriculture while also engaging students in educational activities about the importance of healthy, local food. Read our Montana Farm to School Factsheet and learn more…read the full article…

Posted: Jul 2, 2014 @ 5:17 pm

Posted: Jul 2, 2014 @ 4:32 pm

Back in the Big Sky State

Farm to Institution is one of Grow Montana’s main focus areas; returning from the National Farm to Cafeteria Conference, we’re more energized than ever, and we hope that you will get involved! Currently, the Grow Montana steering committee is exploring our 2015 legislative priorities, and our farm to institution subcommittee is investigating what policies might…read the full article…

Posted: Jun 26, 2014 @ 7:39 pm

Innovative Policies Support Healthy Kids and Prosperous Farmers

Across the country, efforts to connect schools and other public institutions to local food and producers are blossoming in myriad ways, and this diversity was evident the 1,100 attendees of the 2014 National Farm to Cafeteria Conference held recently in Austin, Texas. Farm to institution efforts bring local food into schools, colleges, hospitals, and other…read the full article…

Posted: Jun 26, 2014 @ 7:08 pm