Farm to School program is win-win for local farmers, students

corn growing in field in Western New York
Photo by Connie Oswald Stofko

Local farmers have a longer selling season for their products, and schoolchildren get fresh fruits and vegetables.

This win-win relationship is made possible by New York Farm to School initiatives.

“We wouldn’t be able to make this work without Cornell University and Cornell Cooperative Extension,” said Dave Walczak, operations manager of Eden Valley Growers, a farm cooperative founded in 1956.

Students get education about healthy eating, too.

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