Oregon Farm-to-School and School Garden Program
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(1) The Department of Education shall establish the Oregon Farm-to-School and School Garden Program. Through the program, the department shall:
(a) Assist school districts that participate in the United States Department of Agriculture’s National School Lunch Program or School Breakfast Program in using Oregon food products and produce from school gardens;
(b) Promote food-based, agriculture-based and garden-based educational activities in school districts;
(c) Provide information to school districts on how farm-to-school and school garden projects may help implement wellness policies mandated by the United States Department of Agriculture;
(d) Assist school districts in incorporating farm-to-school and school garden projects into wellness policies mandated by the United States Department of Agriculture;
(e) Work with the State Department of Agriculture to develop farm-to-school related programs; and
(f) Perform other activities necessary to facilitate the success of the Oregon Farm-to-School and School Garden Program.
(2) The State Board of Education may adopt any rules necessary for the administration of this section.
(3)(a) For the purpose of paying the costs of the Department of Education of administering the Oregon Farm-to-School and School Garden Program, the department may accept contributions of moneys and assistance from any source, public or private, and agree to conditions placed on the moneys not inconsistent with the duties of the department under this section.
(b) Any moneys received by the department under this subsection shall be placed in the Department of Education Account. [2008 c.21 §1; 2011 c.663 §1]
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