Providing Agriculture-Related Nutrition Education

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Educating students about agriculture and the nutritional value of local foods may take on a variety of forms including classroom lessons, visits from local farmers, field trips to local farms, and taste-testing of locally-grown products. This type of education can help support and promote the offering of locally-grown foods in the school meals programs. It can also help support the lessons learned through school gardening. 

Read below about some schools in Pennsylvania that are providing agriculture-related nutrition education.

 

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Read how this Pennsylvania school uses a school garden — Kindergarteners and Parents Enjoy Farm Field Trips and Locally Grown Snacks..