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THANK YOU TO OUR HARDWORKING FARMERS AND SCHOOL FOOD PROFESSIONALS FOR A SUCCESSFUL Taste WA Day on October 1st, 2014!

Find Taste Wa Day photos on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/wsff

Click here for a copy of the Taste WA Day Congressional record.

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Taste Washington Day Booklet: Joan Qazi, our Central Washington coordinator assembled a Taste Washington Day Booklet to help school kids understand what Taste Washington Day is. Click here for a pdf of the booklet

that you are welcome to download and print.

Assembling Taste WA Map

 


Taste Washington 4' by 6' Wall Map: WSFFN created a 6' by 4' TASTE WASHINGTON wall map that can be hung in cafeterias to help kids understand the connection between the meal they are eating at school and where it was grown, and the farmers that grew it. Maps can be purchased from WSFFN. Contact egray@wsffn.org for more information.

 

 

WSDA's  Farm to School Taste Washington Day  website.  There is a wonderful array of resources available from templates for signage to recipes to table tents!  Check it out!

Fresh Food in Schools Video highlights Network's three year farm to school project

 

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Click here to watch our Fresh Food in Schools 7 minute video.

Fresh Food in School video summary

A School's Guide to Purchasing Washington Grown Food is available from WSFFN and WSDA. The guide clarifies today’s rules about how to apply a geographic preference in school food purchases and help school districts increase their use of Washington-grown food in accordance with rules and regulations at all levels of government.In the guide you will find information about:

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  • Regulations governing school food purchases
  • USDA's Geographic Preference Option
  • Washington State school food purchasing laws and using the Geographic Preference Option
  • A step-by-step chart to purchase Washington grown foods
  • Developing vendor qualifications, specifications and preferences to source Washington-grown
  • Guidance and sample language for Washington-grown purchasing and wellness policies
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