Please endorse Healthy Farms Healthy Food and Healthy Kids!
Read more about our 2015 legislative efforts to strengthen our local food system and invest in healthy farms, healthy food and healthy kids!
Please help us advocate for a $3m investment in strong healthy food systems and endorse
The 2015 Legislative session is gearing up and we are excited to announce an opportunity to advocate for Healthy Farms & Healthy Food & Healthy Kids!
WSFFN and the Good Food Coalition are advocating to invest $3 million in a strong, healthy food system.
We are asking for:
$1 million for WSDA to help small and direct market farms and school food buyers get help navigating the ever-evolving rules and regulations, and restore WSDA's Farm to School and Small Farms and Direct Marketing Program funding.
$1 million for the "Apple a Day" Grant program to help schools purchase much needed kitchen equipment that will allow them to prepare wholesome meals and purchase more local food from Washington farmers.
$1 million to expand school farming programs for at-risk youth to reduce their chances of dropping out of school.