Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Midwest Apple Crunch scheduled for Oct. 13

Schools in the Midwest are encouraged to promote healthy eating and support local businesses during the Midwest Apple Crunch. The event, part of National Farm-to-School Month, is scheduled for noon local time Oct. 13 in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma and South Dakota. Schools can sign up for the event by clicking here.

For ideas for events to schedule click here. Resources include links to the Farm to School Facebook page, a video schools can use and a webinar with examples from Iowa and Nebraska schools showing how Farm to School Month and Midwest Apple Crunch looks in different school settings. The Nebraska-based Center for Rural Affairs also will issue a Midwest Apple Crunch-related challenge.

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