Monday, April 28, 2008

Local Farms-Healthy Kids Article by WSDA's Director

Valoria Loveland will be retiring as Director of the Washington State Departmetn of Agriculture as of next Monday, but she took the time to write an article about Local Farms-Healthy Kids Act and it's benefits for the state of Washington. See it in Saturday's Yakima Herald-Republic.

Here's a quote:
It's so gratifying to find solutions and build connections to address seemingly unrelated priorities. This farm-to-school opportunity will help support the profitability of Washington farms and preserve those beautiful open spaces that we all love. And every parent knows that good habits start early. With Local Farms, Healthy Kids, we'll help young people make the right choices for a lifetime.