What is one way the AAD serves Arkansas farmers and ranchers?
October is National Farm to School Month. The Arkansas Agriculture Department gathered alongside State Farm to School partners and students at the Capital on October 10 for an official Arkansas Farm to School Month proclamation event with Governor Hutchinson.
Through the Farm to School program, farmers are connected with school districts across the state, providing another year round, customized market for farmers to sell.
The Arkansas Agriculture Department supports Farm to School through a collaborative partnership with the state coordinators and utilizes the Arkansas Grown and Made programs as a tool for school districts to locate fresh, affordable, farm fresh food.