Summer Camp Teaches Kids about Farming

MEDFORD, Ore. — While many kids are attending sports camp or summer reading programs, others are learning how to pick fresh fruits and vegetables at the Rogue Valley Farm to School Summer Camp. The camp immerses kids to life on the farm through hands-on crafts, and culinary and farm activities. The campers get to pick … Continue reading »

Oregon Schools Buying Local Food

Jackson County, Ore. — Oregon schools are leading the nation in percentage of the food budget spent on local foods. Results from the first ever USDA farm to school census showed that Oregon schools are directing about 24 percent of their food budgets to purchase local food. In the Rogue Valley, several school districts buy … Continue reading »