Senator Patrick Leahy: Farm to School Program, Youth Farm Spring Kick-Off
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Senator Patrick Leahy and his wife Marcelle enjoy a healthy school lunch made from Vermont products, receive a report on the success of Vermont’s Farm to School Program, and take part in a Youth Farm Spring Kick-Off during a visit to Burlington’s Hunt Middle School. The progress report highlights work funded through a $476,000 Centers for Disease Control grant to Vermont FEED, in order to understand the impact of Farm to School programming on student food choice. Leahy has championed the farm to school movement in Vermont and across the nation as the most senior member of the Senate Agriculture Committee.