Georgia is an agricultural state. Governor Nathan Deal sure likes to say that.
But how much of that local agriculture - peaches, collard greens, pecans, other fruits and veggies - actually makes it into the school system, feeding students K-12? Five percent.
Changing that is essentially what the national Farm to School movement is about.
As part of a slap crazy weekend in celebration of sustainable agriculture, otherwise known as the Georgia Organics annual conference, I spent my Thursday hanging out with school nutritionists, school garden coordinators and other educators as part of GO's fifth annual Farm to School Summit.Read More