Tag Archives: San Diego Region

The State of Farm to School in Orange County

Written by: Jerry Rivero, MPL
Program Manager | OC Food Access Coalition

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As we get ready to celebrate National Farm to School Month, it’s impossible to think about farm to school on a national scale without honoring the contributions that regional organizations have made to the movement. The Orange County Food Access Coalition (OCFAC) works on such efforts through the development of innovative, community based strategies focused on ending hunger and improving the nutritional wellbeing of underserved communities in the county.

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Bringing Together Stakeholders to Tackle Farm to School in San Diego

Written by: Colin Cureton, San Diego Childhood Obesity Initiative and CFSN San Diego Regional Lead

Screen Shot 2015-09-25 at 9.57.07 AMOn a hot Friday morning in early September, over 30 people convened in Carlsbad, CA for the latest CFSN SoCal regional meeting. Members of the San Diego County Farm to School Taskforce and Orange County Farm to School Taskforce in attendance included SoCal school districts, local farmers, produce distributors, local government, universities, nonprofits, and more. The meeting was facilitated by Community Health Improvement Partners (CHIP), which houses the San Diego County Farm to School Taskforce.  Continue reading