School district creates farm-to-school coordinator position
The district partnered with the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture to create the role, which is intended to help about 1,000 third- through fifth-graders eat more fruits and vegetables. The coordinator will be in charge of arranging student field trips to the Center’s farm as well as writing and planning a curriculum and activities for students.
The Center will provide around $42,000 for the position, and the district will give an additional $32,000.
Read the full story via the Missourian.
Photo courtesy of Pixabay