05-24-19 Healthy Food System Weekly Update

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Happy Friday! First is a great 5.20.19 NPQ piece on Shirley Sherrod's story. Well worth the time. In sad news, FCA Chair Dallas Tonsager passed away at age 64. I was fortunate to meet him briefly a couple times and friends who knew him well say it's a big loss personally and professionally. Lots of news below...  

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Relevant Food & Sustainable Ag News

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  • FARMS for School Meals seeks to increase the amount of NC-grown product offered in NC school cafeterias - improving quality of meals for children, supporting NC farmers, and growing local economies. Join NC Alliance for Health, Carolina Farm Stewardship Association, NC Department of Ag and others in supporting FARMS for School Meals in NC. Call/email your representative today and encourage them to include program funding in this year's budget.

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