Category Archives: Nutrition

Greetings Farm to ECE Coalition!  The sign up for this year’s October Farm to School Month campaign is now open! Sign up today to receive access for an online toolkit filled with turnip-themed activities, standards-based lessons, recipes, and more. The first 300 individuals to sign up will be mailed seeds, washable tattoos, and our school garden… Read more »

post by: Jason Jacobs
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The Learning Collaborative is a mini-grant program for child care programs that want to join the Georgia Farm to Early Care and Education movement. Ideal programs have owners, directors, cooks and teachers who are committed to improving the quality of their meal service by introducing more fresh and local foods to children. This includes nutrition… Read more »

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Coming Soon! National Farm to School Month National Farm to School Month is right around the corner, and now is the time to start planning celebrations for your school and community! Every October, thousands of students, teachers, farmers, food producers, food enthusiasts and families celebrate the connections happening all over the country between children and… Read more »

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While nutrition is very important for everyone, it is essential for children, because it is directly linked to all aspects of healthy growth and development.  Moreover, their health in early life will affect their health in adulthood.  For example, a child with the right balance of omega fatty acids in their diet has a much… Read more »

post by: Geoff Burrows
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