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Addressing Well being Fairness by Farm to College Applications  — The Dust

Whereas DCCS had success for a few years in infusing native meals in meals, promotions, and style assessments all through the district, they acknowledged that not all faculties within the district had complete meals education schemes.

They developed a Farm to College Expo to deal with the inequity of that disparity and strengthen the farm to highschool program district-wide.  

College students have been invited to take part within the First Farm to College Expo the place they might meet numerous farmers from their neighborhood, find out about what they produce, discover animals, bees, butterflies, and composting, meet neighborhood companions who help agriculture training, and revel in style assessments of conventional Ghanian meals reminiscent of Bissap, Jollof, and Kelewele. College students additionally acquired a “take-home bag” loaded with academic supplies, seeds, steering for rising meals at dwelling, info on native farmers’ markets and native farmers’, and meals assets. The assets empowered college students to extend their information of meals sourcing and entry factors for recent meals. 



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