April 22, 2014
Upstream is very excited about the Proposed Rule on School Wellness Policies, and you should be, too! School Wellness policies were first required by the federal government through the 2004 Child Nutrition Act. In the 2010 Child Nutrition Act Reauthorization, Congress directed the USDA to make stronger standards for School Wellness Policies. In late February of 2014, the USDA and Michelle Obama released the proposed rule on School Wellness P...
March 19, 2014
On January 13th, 2014, parents, teachers, and volunteers from all over the state came to the First Annual Oregon School Garden Summit, at the 4-H Conference center near Salem. Participants came with open ears and their own stories. They left with ideas, information and inspiration about how to take their diverse school garden programs to the next level, so that more kids will enjoy their many healthy benefits. Immediate Summit Out...