Friday, September 28, 2012

Taste Washington Day 2012

September 26, 2012 was Taste Washington Day!

Schools around the state received media coverage of their diverse events:

Spokesman-Review - Washington produce featured on school salad bar

goskagit - a celebration of local produce in Skagit's schools

Capital Press – 1) Taste Washington Day puts local food front and center; 2) Busy cafeteria serve Washington foods

Chinook Observer - Naselle marks Taste Washington Day (radio) – 1) WSPC Commissioner Elected & Taste Washington Day; 2) Celebrating Washington Agricultural Diversity

Bellingham Families (blog) - Taste Washington Day

Liberty Lake (KXLY) - Local foods coming to school cafeterias today Andy Billig, representative for the 3rd legislative district in Spokane, says this project is not only good for students, but business as well. “Healthy meals with fresh, local food improve student learning and student health while also helping local farmers,” Billig said. “Farm-to-school programs create a healthy community for all.”

Bellingham Herald - Taste Washington at Skyline Elementary

Seattle Public Schools (District's own publication)