Walker Proposes Cutting Farm to School Management

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker is proposing to eliminate the now-vacant coordinator position and 15-member advisory council of Wisconsin`s Farm to School program as part of his 2017-2019 budget.

The Farm to School office was created in 2009 by the state Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. It aims to improve children`s nutrition and knowledge of agriculture, secure hundreds of thousands of dollars in grants, connect growers and schools, and pump millions of dollars into the state`s economy...

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Ken Notes: Why and could DPI pick up this role???



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