School gardens provide hands-on connection to agriculture

October is National Farm to School Month and we’re highlighting the work of CDFA’s Farm to School Program!

Time and again, research shows that students who plant, grow and harvest fruits and vegetables can’t wait to eat them. With hopes of converting that enthusiasm into lifelong healthy eating habits, Farm to School programs throughout California encourage and facilitate school gardens. Here’s an example at Silverado Middle School in Napa.

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