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Preschoolers to grow new gardening program





 Lexington's Growing Together Preschool, Lexington, KY

 Lexington preschool becomes first in state to join the Farm-to-Preschool Program

 KyForward; 06/06/14


 The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL), Atlanta, GA

 Child care centers in 11 N. Ga. counties eligible for healthy eating, lifestyle grants
  AccessNorthGa; 06/26/14






Community Action Organization, Hillsboro, OR

Community Action brings local vegetables to low-income families through Farm to Preschool program.  The Oregonian; 08/03/2012


Farm to Keiki Preschool, Kaua‘i, HI

Keiki get head start on wellness.  The Garden Island; 07/13/2012

Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, Minneapolis, MN

The freshest for the youngest.  IATP Blog; 06/26/2012

The freshest for the youngest: Minnesota launch of Farm to Child Care pilot to serve as national model.  IATP Blog; 06/22/2012

Let's Move! Child Care, Washington, DC

Let's Move! Child Care recognizes exceptional efforts to prevent childhood obesity. Let's Move Blog; 06/13/2012


Michigan Farm to School 2012-2013 Grantees Include Child Care, East Lansing, MI

MI Farm to School:Scaling Up and Branching Out, 2012-2013 Grantee Announcement. CRFS Press Release; 06/25/2012


West Virginia Department of Education, Charleston, WVa

Education department launches container gardening pilot program.  The Fayette Tribune; 04/25/2012

UEPI's Farm to Preschool, Los Angeles, CA

It's Farm Time.  Mealtime Memo for Child Care; 07/2012






Farm to Keiki Program, Kauai’i, HI

Root Rockin’ Vegetable Soup warms Anahola preschoolers.  TheGardenIsland.com; 12/06/2011
Farm to Keiki program planted.  TheGardenIsland.com; 11/03/2011
Newspapers get new life in the garden.  TheGardenIsland.com; 07/26/2011
Happy Camper for Saturday, July 23, 2011.  TheGardenIsland.com; 07/23/2011
Preschoolers to grow new gardening program.  TheGardenIsland.com; 07/20/2011

Farm to Preschool Program, Los Angeles, CA

Farm to Preschool program: Helps give kids an early taste for eating locally.  Edible San Diego, pg. 33, Fall 2011

Farm to Preschool program grows healthy food-conscious kids. San Diego County News, 04/27/2011

Growing Minds and Watch Me Grow Programs, NC

Connecting farms and our youngest children. NewsObserver.com, 12/13/2011

Hand in Hand Learning Center, Colusa, CA

Colusa Indian Community goes hand-in-hand with healthy lifestyles. LetsMove.gov blog, 05/03/2011





Farm to Preschool and Families Initiative, Springfield, MA

Toddlers and Brussels sprouts:  A match made in Springfield. Buylocalfood.org, September 2010 newsletter

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March 2012

Network for a Healthy California Statewide Conference
Massachusetts Farm to School Convention

April 2012

Society of Behavioral Medicine
National Smart Start Conference

May 2012

School Food FOCUS Conference
Weight of the Nation Conference
International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity

June 2012

National Head Start Research Conference
Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society Annual Meeting

July 2012

National Children and Youth Garden Symposium

Shelburne Farms (Vermont) Farm to Preschool workshop

Society for Nutrition Education

August 2012

Farm to Cafeteria Conference

September 2012

Texas CACFP Sponsor's Association

October 2012

American Public Health Association Annual Meeting

Child Care Food Roundtable Conference

Southern Obesity Summit

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