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2014 Alaska Farm to School grant winners chosen

(Palmer, AK) – This year, the Alaska Division of Agriculture received a record number of applications for Alaska Farm to School Program mini-grants. Twenty-three projects from all over the state – involving schools, pre-schools, home school programs and non-profit organizations – were selected to receive funding. This year’s grant recipients are:

  • Academy Charter School, Palmer
  • Airport Heights Elementary, Anchorage
  • Alaska Botanical Garden and 21st Century Learning Center, Anchorage
  • Alaska Gateway School District, Tok
  • Aurora Elementary School, Anchorage
  • Chugiak High School
  • College Gate Elementary School, Anchorage
  • Effie Kokrine Charter School, Fairbanks
  • Fish to Preschools, Emmonak
  • Fairbanks Native Association Head Start
  • Hydaburg School
  • Houston High School
  • Louise’s Farm School, Palmer
  • McGrath School
  • Montessori Borealis, Juneau
  • South Anchorage High School
  • Susitna Elementary School, Anchorage
  • Thorne Bay School
  • Tyonek Educational Garden
  • Valley Pathways School, Palmer

“We are thrilled about the growth and involvement of the program and look forward to seeing students throughout Alaska learn about Alaska Grown and harvested foods,” said Jacquelyn Schade with the Alaska Farm to School Program. This mini-grant program was made possible through partnership with the Alaska Obesity Prevention and Control Program.

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