Next Task Force Meeting
Friday, October 26, Time TBD
Montrose County Extension Office
1001 N. 2nd Street
Montrose, CO 81401
2011 Colorado Farm to School Task Force Executive Summary
2010 - Senate Bill 10-81 “Farm-to School Healthy Kids Act”
- Increasing the use of local farm and ranch products in school food service programs to improve child nutrition
- Strengthen local and regional agricultural economies
- Creating or expanding farm-to-school program pilots.
- Offering assistance in identifying funding sources and grants.
- Identifying, designing, or making available training programs to enable local farmers and ranchers.
- Advising school districts.
- Providing assistance to schools on recipes, menu rotation, proper handling, preparing, storing, and other internal processes that accommodate the use of locally grown foods in public schools.
Task Force Work Groups
Farm to School Resources
June 26, 2012-Las Animas, CO
March 14, 2012-Yuma, CO
December 7, 2011-Denver, CO
September 15, 2011-Longmont, CO
May 12, 2011-La Jara, CO
February 28, 2011-Pueblo, CO
December 3, 2010-Denver, CO