Thursday, April 22, 2010

More Than 900 Schools Competing to Win an Organic Garden or Organic Vending Machine: 2 Weeks Remain to Vote

"GREENFIELD, Mass., April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Through May 1, the Organic Trade Association (OTA) is helping schools access and offer students more organic food with a national contest to award a winning school with an organically grown garden or an organic vending machine. More than 900 schools across America are currently competing for the prize.
With its "Organic. Its Worth it in Schools." initiative, OTA -- which represents more than 1,400 organic food and product companies -- is calling on teachers, parents, students, educators and others over the next two weeks to vote for their favorite school to win an organic garden complete with seeds, soil and expert gardening support; or a fully stocked vending machine, which can feature organic items like milk, fruit, cheese, yogurt and snacks."

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