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From the "Farm and Foodshed Report"

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School Lunches,Western Weekend, Point Reyes Farmers Mkt (2014-06-09) posted Jun 9 at 1PM

** Show starts at 7:07 into the download**

Peggy Day, local journalist, joins Robin Carpenter in discussion about the Western Weekend celebration of our ranching heritage and the strong showing by our ranching and ag communities. Also the upcoming opening of the Point Reyes Farmers Market on June 28th. For the second half of the show the conversation revolved around school lunches and what is happening in our own Shoreline Unified School District as well as nationally. Marc Matheson is a member of the Wellness Committee for SUSD and filled us in on the work and exploration that they are doing to make healthy food a priority and how this issue dovetails into the other Wellness measure they are looking to introduce to our schools. We've included information below that we promised you in the show!

Marin Literacy Program's West Marin Literacy Services - 415-663-8626 or 415-601-4491 for Executive Director Robin Carpenter about some of the free books for children handed out during the Western Weekend Parade that are still available. Also more information about the KidsZone at the Point Reyes Farmers Market.

www.marinliteracy.org

www.pointreyesfarmersmarket.org

Tom Stubbs is the Supervisor of the SUSD - tom.stubbs@shorelineunified.org

Jil Satori is on the Board of Directors for the SUSD and heads up the Wellness Committee - jill@sartorifarms.com

Matt Nagel is the principal of the West Marin School - matthew.nagle@shorelineunified.org


 

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