In the last 20 years, small schools facing budget cuts often removed elective classes. This left skills like cooking and growing fruits and vegetables unlearned.
Center for Rural Affairs’ Greenhouse to Cafeteria program has been a solution for schools that have faced those decisions in the past. Not only does it fill a hole left in the curriculum, it also means healthier foods are served at lunch.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's new spending plan would eliminate state education aid to 85 school districts and cut school aid to another 54 cities and towns, if the state budget … Click to Continue »
Every single student spends at least one biology unit growing salad greens that are served in the school's cafeteria. Students in Environmental Applications and Health classes prepare dishes using food grown in the greenhouse.
After just one year, some schools around the country are dropping out of the healthier new federal lunch program. They say so many students refused the meals packed with whole grains, fruits and vegetables that their cafeterias were...
When you are an entrepreneur, finding time for training is difficult. We understand the importance of sharpening your skills and balancing your schedule. That's why the Center for Rural Affairs' small business development program, R...