Oregon Department of Education

Oregon Farm to School External News

    Grow PDX - XRAY FM
    • X-Ray-FM radio interview of "Grow PDXExternal Link radio show, interviewing Rick Sherman on Oregon Farm to School on September 7, 2016.
    • KATU AM Northwest  External Link Oregon Farm to School Segment with Amy Gilroy and Rick Sherman, 10/19/2016
    • "In the Garden With Mike Darcy"External Link interview with Rick Sherman about Oregon School Gardens and the Makah Ozette potato   Saturday, April 2, 2016 (Starts at 32:30)
    • "In the Garden With Mike Darcy"External Link Interview with Rick Sherman about Oregon School Gardens Saturday, February 20, 2016
    • X-Ray-FM radio interview of "Grow PDXExternal Link radio show, interviewing Rick Sherman on Oregon Farm to School on December 2, 2015.
    • Oregon Farm to School is featured in the Nov/Dec 2014 issue of American Gardener Magazine See the article HERE PDF
    • Albany Democrat Herald - Article External Link
    • Heritage Radio Network - Inside School Food: Episode 11
      School Garden to Cafeteria With Rick Sherman, Oregon Department of Education, and Andy Nowak, Slow Food USA.

      School gardens are now being embraced nationwide, as is farm-to-school. But school garden-to-cafeteria? It's what's coming next--well-established in some districts, in fact, which offer valuable resources to beginners. Concerned about food safety? Funding? Whether or not to buy student-grown or accept it as a donation? Is it worth the trouble--does it interest children in eating more produce, trying new fruits and veggies? The nation's two leading experts, from Colorado and Oregon, discuss all this and more. Here's the link to the show: http://goo.gl/CtVqZI
    • Oregon Department of Education Farm to School & School Garden Program nominated Kelly Douglas, School Garden Coordinator of Molalla High School, for the annual OPHI Billi Odegaard Public Health Genius Award AND SHE WON! Please join us in congratulating Kelly! Read about her award HERE (OPHI Website).
    • Also, here is an articleExternal Link from the Molalla Pioneer about Kelly and the award
    • Oregon Farm to School Media MS-Word - (Newspaper Articles & TV Spots)
    • Growing Oregon School Gardens PDF  look at page 3 of this publication for a neat article showing the innovative things one community in Oregon is doing in order to get a support network for their local gardens.

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    • Rick Sherman Email    (503) 947-5863
      Child Nutrition Programs - Farm to School Specialist

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