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Friday, October 21, 2011

DOE Press Office
(850) 245-0413

Florida Grown School Lunch Week Debuts

The Florida Department of Education and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will kick off the first-ever Florida Grown School Lunch Week on Monday in Tallahassee. The celebration commemorates National Farm to School Month and will showcase local growers and the healthy foods they will be providing to Florida's public schools. The event will feature culinary demonstrations by staff who work with growers and schools, displays from school districts highlighting local foods in school lunches, and school-based nutrition education activities that promote the importance of balanced nutrition for children.

The event will be held:

Monday, Oct. 24, 2011
10:00 a.m.
Capitol Courtyard
Tallahassee