Sustainability Saturday: Good Work in the Peace Garden State

Read About Dickinson, North Dakota's Farm to School Program

February 19, 2021 |

North Dakota

Dickinson Farm to School

Stark County, North Dakota
Pop: 24,199

Dickinson Public Schools was awarded a grant of approximately $50,000 to expand their farm to school program and increase the district’s agricultural education offerings. The grant will help the district increase local fruit and vegetable procurement for use in school cafeterias.

The district has also committed to developing a new educational pathway for K-8 students that connects to the high school’s agricultural courses, promotes healthy and local eating, and creates an action plan for sustainability. These activities will be carried out in partnership with North Dakota State University’s Cooperative Extension.

Learn more about the grant here:

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