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Sumter County Schools Received Platinum Level Golden Radish Award,

October 30, 2017, Atlanta Freight Depot

         

 

                                                                                      

 First Photo:

Shown with SCS Director of School Nutrition Martha Harvey are as follows:

Commissioner Gary Black, Georgia Department of Agriculture

Executive Director Alice Rolls, Georgia Organics

SCS Director of School Nutrition Martha Harvey

Commissioner Dr. J Patrick O'Neal, Georgia Department of Public Health

Associate Dean Laura Perry Johnson, University of Georgia Extension Service

Superintendent Richard Wood, Georgia Department of Education

 

 

 Second Photo:

FCS Cafeteria Manager Larry Jackson

SCPS Teacher Sheryl Rush

SCPS Principal Dr. Lezley Anderson

SCS Director of School Nutrition Martha Harvey

FCS Assistant Principal Jason Williams

 

Commissioner Black with Sumter County Group

 

Sumter County Schools Nutrition Program participates in the Farm to School program.  This means that locally (Sumter County or Georgia) grown products are delivered to the school cafeteria kitchens and prepared for student meals during the year.  Some fresh produce items are only available during their peak season.

They are as follows:

  • Fresh Collard Greens - Coastal Georgia Small Farmer's Cooperative, Gleenville, Georgia
  • Fresh/Frozen Purple Hull Peas - Coastal Georgia Small Farmer's Cooperative - Glennville, Georgia
  • Fresh/Frozen Cream 40 Peas - Coastal Georgia Small Farmer's Cooperative - Glennville, Georgia
  • Fresh Corn on the Cob - Fredando Jackson - Small Farmer's Distribution Network, Americus, Georgia
  • Fresh Sweet Potatoes - Boyd Hagerson - Americus, Georgia
  • Fresh Scuppernongs - Fredando Jackson - Small Farmer's Distribution Network - Americus, Georgia
  • Fresh Peanuts - Boyd Hagerson - Americus, Georgia
  • Fresh Whole Grain Flour - Back to Basics, Ginger Butts - Cochran, Georgia
  • Fresh Beef Patties - White Oak Pastures, Jenni Harri - Blakley, Georgia
  • Fresh Ground Beef - Koinonia Farms, Elizabeth Dede - Americus, Georgia
  • Fresh Green Beans - Magnolia Packaging, Janice Berry , Taylor Neighbors - Americus, Georgia 

 

 Web Sites for Further Information:

 

LOCAL FARMER'S MARKETS  https://www.ams.usda.gov/local-food-directories/farmersmarkets

Cotton Commission: http://www.georgiacottoncommission.org/

Georgia Cattlemen's Association:  http://georgiacattlemen.org/

Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association:  http://gfvga.org/

Southeastern United Dairy Industry Association:  http://www.southeastdairy.org/

Equine Commission:  http://georgiahorsecouncil.com/

Georgia Crop Improvement Association: http://www.georgiacrop.com/

Georgia Farm Bureau:  http://www.gfb.org/

AgSouth:  http://www.agsouthfc.com/home.aspx

Georgia Forestry Commission:  http://www.gfc.state.ga.us/

Georgia Peanut Commission:  http://www.gapeanuts.com/

Georgia Mobile Dairy Classroom:  http://www.milkcow.org/

 

 

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