Thursday, May 13, 2010

Wisconsin School Wins Organic Vending Machine in National Pep Rally For More Organic Food in Schools

"GREENFIELD, Mass., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Organic lovers nationwide nominated more than 1,100 schools to win an organic vending machine or garden in the Organic Trade Association's (OTA) first-ever "Organic. It's Worth it in Schools." contest.
Launched by OTA in January to raise awareness for increasing the availability of organic food and gardening in school systems, "Organic. It's Worth it in Schools." encouraged individuals to nominate a school of their choice to win an organic garden or vending machine at through May 1.
The announcement comes the same week First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" campaign to curb childhood obesity submitted a report to the White House calling for improved school nutrition programs featuring increased access to healthy foods in schools, including healthier vending machines."

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