Farm to School News

Farm to School Profile: Aurora Public School

School Name:  Aurora Public School

School Address: 300 L St, Aurora, NE 68818

Who is on your school’s internal Farm to School team? Food Service Director, Denise Bone who is beginning to partner with the school’s FFA program during the 2015=2016 school year.

Number of Students: 1,200 students in the district / 1,000 main dishes estimated daily / 750 students served daily (estimate)

Thayer County Producers Bring the Beef to School

It started out as a complex question. With more than 6 million beef cattle raised in Nebraska, and agriculture’s hold as the state’s top industry, why are Nebraska’s students not served local beef on their lunch trays?

Thayer County beef producer and chairman for the Titan Beef Boosters, Rob Marsh, got to the bottom of the problem. He came up with a unique and local solution. 

Farm to School Profile: Fremont Community Learning Centers – Afterschool Programs

School Name: Fremont Community Learning Centers – Afterschool Programs

  •         Washington Elementary
  •         Linden Elementary
  •         Milliken Park Elementary

School Address: Main Street Education and Administration Center, 130 East 9th Street, Fremont, NE 68025

Number of Students: Total participating students among 3 schools = 260

How many schools are in your district? 10 school buildings

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