Harvest of the Month is the Georgia Department of Education School Nutrition Program’s farm to school campaign to promote a different local, seasonal fruit or vegetable each month.
Harvest of the Month goals include to:
Feature and promote a locally grown fruit or vegetable (“harvest”) on the school cafeteria menu each month.
Encourage healthy choices and consumption of fruits and vegetables.
Increase students’ access and exposure to local and seasonal produce.
Educate students on nutrition, agriculture and healthy eating.
Support local farmers and increase connections between schools and local producers.
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Inspire your students!
Give this one-page newsletter to let your parents know more about this month’s harvest of the month.
Parent Newsletter - English
Parent Newsletter - Spanish
Meet this month’s local farmer.