Governor Edwards Signs Louisiana Farm to School Program Act!

Andrew H. Wilson Charter School students at the Rosa F. Keller Community center prepare an afternoon snack using vegetables from the school garden.

Andrew H. Wilson Charter School students at the Rosa F. Keller Community center prepare an afternoon snack using vegetables from the school garden.

Governor John Bel Edwards has signed the Louisiana Farm to School Program Act into law after its passing unanimously in the Louisiana House and Senate. This is a HUGE success for farm to school in Louisiana! SB 420 provides essential infrastructural support for farm to school initiatives, encouraging the continued growth of our vibrant statewide movement to the benefit of students, farmers and communities across the state.

To learn more about the benefits of SB 420, check out our Louisiana Farm to School Program Act fact sheet. Thank you to all of our members who were able to show their support. This is a huge win for farmers, students, educators and families across our state!