This year the Virginia Department of education received a nearly 100-thousand dollar grant from the U-S Department of Agriculture to fund the farm-to-school program. Roanoke City Schools is just one of many school districts in our area serving up local foods at lunch time.
August 15, 2017
Learn about what No Kid Hungry Virginia was up to in July!
August 10, 2017
In celebration of the valuable role they hold in people’s lives throughout the commonwealth, Gov. Terry McAuliffe has designated Aug. 6 through 12 as Virginia Farmers’ Market Week.
August 07, 2017
Hundreds of libraries are now serving federally funded summer meals to children to ensure that they don’t go hungry. The change is part of an effort to stay relevant to patrons, and to pair nutrition and educational activities so low-income children get summertime learning, too.
July 31, 2017
Rappahannock County Public Schools have been recognized by Virginia Gov. Terry and First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe as a winner of the Food for Thought Competition.
July 28, 2017
A variety of breakfast funding opportunities are currently available to help grow your Breakfast after the Bell program!
July 27, 2017
Free breakfast and lunch will be available for all students at Coeburn Primary and Middle Schools, Union Primary and Middle Schools, J.W. Adams Combined School, St. Paul Elementary and Wise Primary.
July 26, 2017
Thanks to the Community Eligibility Provision, all Henry County students now have access to free school meals.
July 20, 2017
In King George, Carolyn Anita Davis, Coordinator of Food Service with King George County Public Schools, and her team are working to make a positive impact in their community. In partnership with community-based organizations, such as Virginia Cooperative Extension and Love They Neighbor, Anita has been able to enhance her summer feeding program.
July 19, 2017