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How to Get Schools To Buy (More) Local, and Teach Kids to Cook

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. 

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