Farm to School Growing Healthy Lifestyles

Story by Stacy Gill, The Advocate

Thanks to a $5,000 grant awarded by the National Farm to School Program to Zachary High School, first- and second-graders at Rollins Place Elementary got to taste various fruit and vegetable recipes, learned how to cultivate their own gardens and pick up tips about how to live a healthy lifestyle during a March 2-3 program.

Agriscience students hosted the program for the youth through a grant they wrote titled, “Zachary Community Schools Growing Knowledgeable About Gardening and Health.”

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