In 2023, The Food Trust expanded its Philadelphia Quarter Back for Local project and welcomed three new participating sites. The Quarter Back for Local project provides Philadelphia Early Care and Education (ECE) sites with $0.25 for each meal that includes Pennsylvania-grown fruits and/or vegetables and aims to get more locally grown food into school meals…Read More >>

Throughout October, school districts, early care and education sites, farmers and organizations across the state participated in National Farm to School Month by celebrating PA Preferred Days, serving local food for school meals, visiting local farms and so much more! Here are some highlights from celebrations across the state: Allegheny Valley School District teacher McCall…Read More >>

In celebration of National Farm to School Month this October, federal lawmakers introduced a bill to expand the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Patrick Leahy Farm to School Program. Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (D- U.S. Virgin Islands) and Congressman Marc Molinaro (R-NY) introduced the Farm to School Act to increase funding for the farm to…Read More >>

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