Editorial: N.J. farm to school program is a healthy lesson in nutrition

01 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in Local Farms and Food

It’s been a bountiful harvest this summer, with farmers markets and supermarkets showing their colors in the emerald green of broccoli and kale, the scarlet of Jersey tomatoes and the deep purple of young eggplant.

Now a series of bills that Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno put her signature to on Aug. 25 helps ensure that New Jersey’s schoolchildren reap the benefits of the season’s harvest.

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