Massachusetts Harvest for Students Week Sept 19-23, 2011 Myrna Greenfield from Massachusetts Farm to School Project writes: The Massachusetts House and Senate have passed nearly identical resolutions designating September 19-23 as Massachusetts Harvest for Students Week. The resolutions were introduced in the House by Representative Stephen Kulik (D-Worthington) and in the Senate by Senator Stanley Rosenberg (D-Amherst). During Harvest Week, schools and colleges promote the local harvest and serve fresh, nutritious meals… Read More
What’s For Lunch? By CISA As students of all ages go back to school this month, they all have one thing in common-school lunch. Not all school lunches are created equal, and some have come a long way from the days of mystery meat. As Local Hero members, several local schools and colleges are making great efforts to be sure that their students are eating healthier meals made with locally grown produce…. Read More
The first ever Massachusetts Harvest for Students Week, organized by the Massachusetts Farm to School Project, was a celebration of locally grown food in schools across the state. The week’s goals were to highlight the work that schools all over Massachusetts are already doing to serve local food to their students, and to help more schools get started.